About Firecracker flower
The common name "firecracker flower" refers to the seed pods, which are found after the flower has dried up and tend to "explode" when near high humidity or rainfall. In temperate regions this plant is cultivated as a houseplant. They need bright light, warm indoor air temperatures, and high humidaity to perform well.
How to care for Firecracker flower
Firecracker flower needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Firecracker flower 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.
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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 Firecracker flower after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.