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Bachelor's buttons

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Bachelor's buttons has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly
Bachelor's buttons has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily

Also known as

Annual buttonweed, Southern waterbuttons and Australian waterbuttons

Taxonomy

Cotula australis
Cotula
Asteraceae
Asterales

How to care for Bachelor's buttons

Water

How often to water your Bachelor's buttons

Water needs for Bachelor's buttons
0.5 cups
every 9

Bachelor's buttons needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Boston, Massachusetts.

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 Bachelor's buttons

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 Bachelor's buttons in Boston, Massachusetts

Boston, Massachusetts

59% Medium

Growing Bachelor's buttons in Boston right now

Light needs for plant Bachelor's buttons in Boston, Massachusetts

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

October 23rd, 2021

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

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

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Light needs for plant Bachelor's buttons in Boston, Massachusetts

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 38.7% ☀️

October 23rd, 2021

Boston is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Boston is expected to decrease by 38.7% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.1 megajoules of energy per m2 per da…

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Light needs for plant Bachelor's buttons in Boston, Massachusetts

Daylight will decrease by 2.0 hours 📉

October 23rd, 2021

This month, Boston is getting an average of 9.3 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 16.8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.9 total hours of dayli…

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Finding light for Bachelor's buttons in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Bachelor's buttons: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Bachelor's buttons may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth..️

Boston, Massachusetts currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Bachelor's buttons

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Bachelor's buttons: 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 Bachelor's buttons after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

When to repot Bachelor's buttons

Nutrient needs for plant Bachelor's buttons in Boston, Massachusetts

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

October 23rd, 2021

The growing potential in Boston is medium 👌.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot any …

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Care Summary for Bachelor's buttons

Bachelor's buttons

Bachelor's buttons


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

What other plant parents say

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Bachelor's buttons has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
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