Plant Care California Goldenbush

California Goldenbush

Also known as

California goldenbush, mock heather and California heathgoldenrod

Taxonomy

Ericameria ericoides
Ericameria
Asteraceae
Asterales

How to care for California Goldenbush

Water

How often to water your California Goldenbush

Water needs for California Goldenbush
0.5 cups
every 9

California Goldenbush needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Baltimore, Maryland.

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
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 California Goldenbush in Baltimore, Maryland

Baltimore, Maryland

31% Very Low

Growing California Goldenbush in Baltimore right now

Light needs for plant California Goldenbush in Baltimore, Maryland

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

January 29th, 2023

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Baltimore is currently low 📉.

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

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Light needs for plant California Goldenbush in Baltimore, Maryland

Sunlight will increase by 35.4% ☀️

January 29th, 2023

Baltimore is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Baltimore is expected to increase by 35.4% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.4 megajoules of energy per m…

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Light needs for plant California Goldenbush in Baltimore, Maryland

Daylight will increase by 1.0 hours 📈

January 29th, 2023

This month, Baltimore is getting an average of 6.7 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 10.6% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.4 total hours of d…

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Finding light for California Goldenbush in your home

Light needs and placement for plant California Goldenbush: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

California Goldenbush 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 Baltimore, Maryland ⛅.

California Goldenbush does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize California Goldenbush

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

When to repot California Goldenbush

Nutrient needs for plant California Goldenbush in Baltimore, Maryland

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

January 27th, 2023

The growing potential in Baltimore 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 rep…

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Care Summary for California Goldenbush

California Goldenbush


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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