Plant Care Florida Hopbush

Florida Hopbush

About Florida Hopbush

Florida Hopbush 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.

Taxonomy

Dodonaea viscosa
Dodonaea
Sapindaceae
Sapindales

Also known as

Narrow-leaf hopbush and Wedge-leaf hopbush

How to care for Florida Hopbush

Water

How often to water your Florida Hopbush

Water needs for Florida Hopbush
0.5 cups
every 9

Florida Hopbush needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Tucson, Arizona.

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 Florida Hopbush

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.

Plant care guide for Florida Hopbush in Tucson, Arizona

Tucson, Arizona

60% Medium

Finding light for Florida Hopbush in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Florida Hopbush: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Florida Hopbush love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Florida Hopbush does not tolerate low light 🚫.

Tucson, Arizona currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Florida Hopbush

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

FAQs
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Care Summary for Florida Hopbush

Florida Hopbush

Florida Hopbush


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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