Plant Care Cornus canadensis

Cornus canadensis

Taxonomy

Cornus canadensis
Cornus
Cornaceae
Cornales

How to care for Cornus canadensis

Water

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 Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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 Minneapolis, Minnesota

Minneapolis, Minnesota

35% Very Low

Growing Cornus canadensis in Minneapolis right now

Light needs for plant Cornus canadensis in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

December 7th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Minneapolis is currently very 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 Minneapolis, Minnesota

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 31.2% ☀️

December 6th, 2021

Minneapolis is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Minneapolis is expected to decrease by 31.2% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 5.4 megajoules of energy per…

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Light needs for plant Cornus canadensis in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Daylight will decrease by 1.1 hours 📉

December 6th, 2021

This month, Minneapolis is getting an average of 8.2 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 11.7% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 8.6 total hours of …

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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 Minneapolis, Minnesota ⛅.

Cornus canadensis does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

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 Minneapolis, Minnesota

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

December 7th, 2021

The growing potential in Minneapolis is very 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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FAQs
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:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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