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 San Diego, 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?

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 Common Brassbuttons in San Diego, California

San Diego, California

55% Medium

Growing Common Brassbuttons in San Diego right now

Light needs for plant Common Brassbuttons in San Diego, California

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

December 6th, 2022

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

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

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Light needs for plant Common Brassbuttons in San Diego, California

Sunlight will decrease by 18.3% ☀️

December 7th, 2022

San Diego is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in San Diego is expected to decrease by 18.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.9 megajoules of energy per m2

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Light needs for plant Common Brassbuttons in San Diego, California

Daylight will decrease by 0.7 hours 📉

December 6th, 2022

This month, San Diego is getting an average of 9.7 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 6.6% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.8 total hours of day…

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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.

Common Brassbuttons does not tolerate low light 🚫.

San Diego, California currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample 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.

FAQs
Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
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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 San Diego, California, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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