Plant Care Dischidia bengalensis variegata

Dischidia bengalensis variegata

Taxonomy

Dischidia 'Emerald'
Dischidia
Apocynaceae
Gentianales

How to care for Dischidia bengalensis variegata

Water

How often to water your Dischidia bengalensis variegata

Water needs for Dischidia bengalensis variegata
0.5 cups
every 9

Dischidia bengalensis variegata needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Tampa, Florida.

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 Dischidia bengalensis variegata

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Dischidia bengalensis variegata in Tampa, Florida

Tampa, Florida

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Growing Dischidia bengalensis variegata in Tampa right now

Light needs for plant Dischidia bengalensis variegata in Tampa, Florida

Plant growth potential is currently medium 👌

January 26th, 2023

Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in Tampa is currently medium 👌.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determining…

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Light needs for plant Dischidia bengalensis variegata in Tampa, Florida

Sunlight will increase by 18.6% ☀️

January 25th, 2023

Tampa is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Tampa is expected to increase by 18.6% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 12.5 megajoules of energy per m2 per d…

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Light needs for plant Dischidia bengalensis variegata in Tampa, Florida

Daylight will increase by 0.5 hours 📈

January 23rd, 2023

This month, Tampa is getting an average of 7.8 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 4.8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.8 total hours of daylig…

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Finding light for Dischidia bengalensis variegata in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Dischidia bengalensis variegata: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Dischidia bengalensis variegata love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Tampa, Florida ⛅.

Dischidia bengalensis variegata does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Dischidia bengalensis variegata

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

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Care Summary for Dischidia bengalensis variegata

Dischidia bengalensis variegata

Dischidia bengalensis variegata


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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