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 Tampa, Florida.

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 Tampa, Florida

Tampa, Florida

57% Medium

Growing Common Brassbuttons in Tampa right now

Light needs for plant Common Brassbuttons in Tampa, Florida

Plant growth potential is currently medium 👌

December 7th, 2022

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

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

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Light needs for plant Common Brassbuttons in Tampa, Florida

Sunlight will decrease by 16.5% ☀️

December 5th, 2022

Tampa is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Tampa is expected to decrease by 16.5% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.7 megajoules of energy per m2 per day…

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Light needs for plant Common Brassbuttons in Tampa, Florida

Daylight will decrease by 0.6 hours 📉

December 6th, 2022

This month, Tampa is getting an average of 8.9 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 5.3% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.2 total hours of daylig…

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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 🚫.

Tampa, Florida 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.

When to repot Common Brassbuttons

Nutrient needs for plant Common Brassbuttons in Tampa, Florida

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

December 5th, 2022

The growing potential in Tampa 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 p…

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

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