Plant Care Cornus canadensis

Cornus canadensis


Cornus canadensis

How to care for Cornus canadensis


How often to water your Cornus canadensis

Water needs for Cornus canadensis
0.5 cups
every 9

Cornus canadensis needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Cornus canadensis

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Cornus canadensis in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Growing Cornus canadensis in Colorado Springs right now

Light needs for plant Cornus canadensis in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

November 30th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Colorado Springs is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in …

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Light needs for plant Cornus canadensis in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 27.2% ☀️

December 1st, 2021

Colorado Springs is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Colorado Springs is expected to decrease by 27.2% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.1 megajoules of …

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Light needs for plant Cornus canadensis in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Daylight will decrease by 1.1 hours 📉

November 30th, 2021

This month, Colorado Springs is getting an average of 10.1 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 10.3% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.3 total hou…

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Finding light for None in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Cornus canadensis: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Cornus canadensis 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 Colorado Springs, Colorado ⛅.

Cornus canadensis does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize Cornus canadensis

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Cornus canadensis: repot after 2X growth

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 canadensis after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

When to repot Cornus canadensis

Nutrient needs for plant Cornus canadensis in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

December 1st, 2021

The growing potential in Colorado Springs is low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best…

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Difficulty Level

Cornus canadensis is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

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Care Summary for Cornus canadensis

Cornus canadensis

Cornus canadensis

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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