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.
Croton codiaeum '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 San Antonio, Texas.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
December 1st, 2021
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in San Antonio is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in deter…
December 2nd, 2021
San Antonio is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in San Antonio is expected to decrease by 18.8% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.4 megajoules of energy pe…
December 1st, 2021
This month, San Antonio is getting an average of 9.2 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 6.6% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.1 total hours of …
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.
Picasso's Paintbrush does not tolerate low light 🚫.
San Antonio, Texas currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.
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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