Plant Care Fourspike Heliotrope

Fourspike Heliotrope

Also known as

four-spike heliotrope and slender heliotrope

Taxonomy

Euploca procumbens
Euploca
Boraginaceae
Boraginales

How to care for Fourspike Heliotrope

Water

How often to water your Fourspike Heliotrope

Water needs for Fourspike Heliotrope
0.5 cups
every 9

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 Sacramento, California.

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

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Fourspike Heliotrope in Sacramento, California

Sacramento, California

36% Very Low

Growing Fourspike Heliotrope in Sacramento right now

Light needs for plant Fourspike Heliotrope in Sacramento, California

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

January 29th, 2023

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

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

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Light needs for plant Fourspike Heliotrope in Sacramento, California

Sunlight will increase by 34.1% ☀️

January 30th, 2023

Sacramento is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Sacramento is expected to increase by 34.1% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.4 megajoules of energy pe…

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Light needs for plant Fourspike Heliotrope in Sacramento, California

Daylight will increase by 1.0 hours 📈

January 30th, 2023

This month, Sacramento is getting an average of 7.8 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 10.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.5 total hours of …

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Finding light for Fourspike Heliotrope in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Fourspike Heliotrope: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

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 Sacramento, California ⛅.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Fourspike Heliotrope

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

Care Summary for Fourspike Heliotrope

Fourspike Heliotrope


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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