Plant Care Datura Metel
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Datura Metel

Also known as

Devil's trumpet, Devil's trumpet, Devil's trumpet and Metel

Taxonomy

Datura metel
Datura
Solanaceae
Solanales

How to care for Datura Metel

Water

How often to water your Datura Metel

Water needs for Datura Metel
0.5 cups
every 9

Datura Metel needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Datura Metel

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.

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Finding light for Devil's trumpet in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Datura Metel: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Datura Metel love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Datura Metel does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Datura Metel in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Datura Metel

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Datura Metel: 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 Datura Metel after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Datura Metel is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!


Water Needs
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Toxicity
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Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Datura Metel

Datura Metel

Datura Metel


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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