Kiersten lives in New Orleans, LA and graduated with her masters degree in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from Tulane University in 2019.
She has conducted or assisted on research studies covering trees such as the bald cypress, swamp maple, and water tupelo, as well as important marsh grasses including Juncus, Spartina, and Phragmites.
Kiersten is (nearly!) a Louisiana Master Naturalist and regularly volunteers with local community gardens and nonprofits to help restore critical ecosystems along the Gulf Coast.
About Picasso's Paintbrush
Picasso's Paintbrush is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.
Picasso's Paintbrush likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.
Codiaeum variegatum 'Picasso's Paintbrush'
How to care for Picasso's Paintbrush
Picasso's Paintbrush needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Houston, Texas.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
May 23rd, 2022
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Houston is currently very high 📈. The plant growth potential in your area is currently at its peak! 🌿
The availability of high quality sunlight…
May 23rd, 2022
Houston is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Houston is expected to increase by 9% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 20.5 megajoules of energy per m2 per …
May 24th, 2022
This month, Houston is getting an average of 10.3 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 7% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 13.8 total hours of dayli…
Picasso's Paintbrush 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 Houston, Texas ☀️.
This is a great time to watch your Picasso's Paintbrush thrive 🌿!
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 Picasso's Paintbrush after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
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