Also known as
four-spike heliotrope and slender heliotrope
How to care for Fourspike Heliotrope
Fourspike Heliotrope needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Portland, Oregon.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
December 7th, 2022
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Portland is currently very low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in det…
December 6th, 2022
Portland is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Portland is expected to decrease by 32.1% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 5.4 megajoules of energy per m2 pe…
December 7th, 2022
This month, Portland is getting an average of 8.5 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 11.6% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 8.5 total hours of day…
Fourspike Heliotrope may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.
Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Portland, Oregon ⛅.
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 Fourspike Heliotrope after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
December 5th, 2022
The growing potential in Portland is very 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…