About Cornus alternifolia
Cornus alternifolia is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that is easy to grow and needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.
Cornus alternifolia likes soil that is good at retaining moisture. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.
Cornus alternifolia belongs to the cornus genus, and is native to Central and Eastern Canada and the United States.
How to care for Cornus alternifolia
Cornus alternifolia needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Boise, Idaho.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
December 8th, 2021
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Boise is currently very low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determ…
December 8th, 2021
Boise is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Boise is expected to decrease by 26.8% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 6.2 megajoules of energy per m2 per day!…
December 7th, 2021
This month, Boise is getting an average of 9.1 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 10.9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 8.7 total hours of daylig…
Cornus alternifolia love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Boise, Idaho ⛅.
Cornus alternifolia does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.
By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.
To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Cornus alternifolia after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.