About American Burnweed
American Burnweed 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.
American Burnweed likes soil that is well draining.
American Burnweed belongs to the Erechtites genus, and is native to the Americas.
Also known as
American fireweed, Malayan groundsel, burnweed and fireweed
How to care for American Burnweed
American Burnweed needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Phoenix, Arizona.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
February 6th, 2023
Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in Phoenix is currently medium 👌.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determini…
February 7th, 2023
Phoenix is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Phoenix is expected to increase by 33.5% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 14.0 megajoules of energy per m2 p…
February 6th, 2023
This month, Phoenix is getting an average of 9.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 9.7% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 11.0 total hours of dayl…
American Burnweed 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 Phoenix, Arizona ⛅.
American Burnweed does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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 American Burnweed after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
February 3rd, 2023
The growing potential in Phoenix is low 📉.
Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.
It's best to repot…