Plant Care Common Brassbuttons

Common Brassbuttons

Also known as

Brass buttons, Golden buttons and Buttonweed

Taxonomy

Cotula coronopifolia
Cotula
Asteraceae
Asterales

How to care for Common Brassbuttons

Water

How often to water your Common Brassbuttons

Water needs for Common Brassbuttons
0.5 cups
every 9

Common Brassbuttons needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in New York.

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

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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 Common Brassbuttons in New York

New York, New York

31% Very Low

Growing Common Brassbuttons in New York right now

Light needs for plant Common Brassbuttons in New York

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

February 7th, 2023

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

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

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Light needs for plant Common Brassbuttons in New York

Sunlight will increase by 46.5% ☀️

February 8th, 2023

New York is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in New York is expected to increase by 46.5% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.0 megajoules of energy per m2…

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Light needs for plant Common Brassbuttons in New York

Daylight will increase by 1.3 hours 📈

February 7th, 2023

This month, New York is getting an average of 6.8 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 14% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.7 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for Common Brassbuttons in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Common Brassbuttons: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Common Brassbuttons 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 New York ⛅.

Common Brassbuttons does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Common Brassbuttons

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Common Brassbuttons: 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 Common Brassbuttons after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

When to repot Common Brassbuttons

Nutrient needs for plant Common Brassbuttons in New York

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

February 2nd, 2023

The growing potential in New York 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 to repo…

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Care Summary for Common Brassbuttons

Common Brassbuttons


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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