Plant Care Dwarf Weeping Blue Ginger

Dwarf Weeping Blue Ginger

Taxonomy

Dichorisandra penduliflora
Dichorisandra
Commelinaceae
Commelinales

How to care for Dwarf Weeping Blue Ginger

💦 Water

How often to water your Dwarf Weeping Blue Ginger

Water needs for Dwarf Weeping Blue Ginger
0.5 cups
every 9

Dwarf Weeping Blue Ginger 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 Dwarf Weeping Blue Ginger

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Dwarf Weeping Blue Ginger in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Dwarf Weeping Blue Ginger: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Dwarf Weeping Blue Ginger 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.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Dwarf Weeping Blue Ginger in your home 🏡.

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Dwarf Weeping Blue Ginger

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Dwarf Weeping Blue Ginger: 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 Dwarf Weeping Blue Ginger after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

💡 FAQs
💦 Water Needs

Dwarf Weeping Blue Ginger 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.

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☀️ Sunlight Needs

Dwarf Weeping Blue Ginger may have difficulty thriving and will drop leaves 🍃 without ample sunlight. Place it less than 3 feet from a window to maximize the potential for growth. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.

Dwarf Weeping Blue Ginger Light Requirements →

Dwarf Weeping Blue Ginger Direct Sunlight Needs & Tolerance →


🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.

If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.

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🧐 Troubleshooting

When troubleshooting a sad-looking houseplant, start by checking for signs of distress in its leaves, such as yellowing, browning, or drooping, which can indicate overwatering or nutrient deficiencies.

Inspect the soil moisture; too dry or too wet soil can cause problems.

Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of light, as too much or too little can stress it.

Finally, consider environmental factors like temperature and humidity, and adjust care routines accordingly to revive your plant.


Care Summary for Dwarf Weeping Blue Ginger

Dwarf Weeping Blue Ginger

Dwarf Weeping Blue Ginger


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft 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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