Also known as
Devil's trumpet and Metel
How to care for Devil's trumpet
How often to water your Devil's trumpet
Devil's trumpet needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Orlando, 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
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.
Finding light for Devil's trumpet in your home
Devil's trumpet love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Devil's trumpet does not tolerate low light 🚫.
Orlando, Florida currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.
How to fertilize Devil's trumpet
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 Devil's trumpet after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
Devil's trumpet is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!
Devil's trumpet prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
Devil's trumpet requires abundant, bright and direct light. Place it less than one foot from a window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.
Devil's trumpet is not safe to consume. If you, a family member, or a pet has ingested any amount of plant material contact Poison Control, US (800) 222-1222, or your veterinarian. If you have children, cats, or dogs in the home, we suggest keeping this plant out of reach.
Devil's trumpet is very sensitive to dry soil, so choose a potting soil that retains moisture. A good soil will still drain well and contain lots of organic matter such as coco coir or sphagnum moss.
Devil's trumpet grows very slowly and doesn’t require added fertilizer. Replacing your plant’s potting soil once a year should provide them with more than enough nutrition. Remember, plants get their energy from sunlight, not fertilizer!
USDA Hardiness Zone
Devil's trumpet can be grown outdoors in USDA Hardiness Zones 9a-10b. Find your local hardiness zone here.
Care Summary for Devil's trumpet
0.5 cups every 9 days
< 1ft from a window
Repot after 2x growth
Based on your location in Orlando, Florida, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.