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 Oakland, California.

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

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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 Oakland, California

Oakland, California

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Growing Common Brassbuttons in Oakland right now

Light needs for plant Common Brassbuttons in Oakland, California

Plant growth potential is currently medium 👌

October 2nd, 2022

Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in Oakland is currently medium 👌.

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

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Light needs for plant Common Brassbuttons in Oakland, California

Sunlight will decrease by 27.4% ☀️

September 27th, 2022

Oakland is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Oakland is expected to decrease by 27.4% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 14.3 megajoules of energy per m2 per…

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Light needs for plant Common Brassbuttons in Oakland, California

Daylight will decrease by 1.8 hours 📉

October 1st, 2022

This month, Oakland is getting an average of 12.7 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 13.8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 11.0 total hours of da…

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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 maximize the potential for growth during this time of higher sunlight intensity in Oakland, California ☀️.

This is a great time to watch your Common Brassbuttons thrive 🌿!

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.

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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 Oakland, California, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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