Plant Care Silverleaf Sunray

Silverleaf Sunray

Also known as

Sunray and silver-leaf sunray


Enceliopsis argophylla

How to care for Silverleaf Sunray


How often to water your Silverleaf Sunray

Water needs for Silverleaf Sunray
0.5 cups
every 9

Silverleaf Sunray 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.

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Silverleaf Sunray in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Silverleaf Sunray: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Silverleaf Sunray 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.

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How to fertilize Silverleaf Sunray

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

Care Summary for Silverleaf Sunray

Silverleaf Sunray

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


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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