Plant Care Fockea Edulis var. Capensis

Fockea Edulis var. Capensis

Taxonomy

Fockea edulis var. capensis
Fockea
Apocynaceae
Gentianales

How to care for Fockea Edulis var. Capensis

Water

How often to water your Fockea Edulis var. Capensis

Water needs for Fockea Edulis var. Capensis
0.5 cups
every 12

Fockea Edulis var. Capensis needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Memphis, Tennessee.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Fockea Edulis var. Capensis

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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 Fockea Edulis var. Capensis in Memphis, Tennessee

Memphis, Tennessee

36% Very Low

Growing Fockea Edulis var. Capensis in Memphis right now

Light needs for plant Fockea Edulis var. Capensis in Memphis, Tennessee

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

January 29th, 2023

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

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

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Light needs for plant Fockea Edulis var. Capensis in Memphis, Tennessee

Sunlight will increase by 24.6% ☀️

January 24th, 2023

Memphis is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Memphis is expected to increase by 24.6% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.6 megajoules of energy per m2 pe…

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Light needs for plant Fockea Edulis var. Capensis in Memphis, Tennessee

Daylight will increase by 0.8 hours 📈

January 29th, 2023

This month, Memphis is getting an average of 6.5 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 8.7% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.6 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for Fockea Edulis var. Capensis in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Fockea Edulis var. Capensis: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Fockea Edulis var. Capensis 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 Memphis, Tennessee ⛅.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Fockea Edulis var. Capensis

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Fockea Edulis var. Capensis: 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 Fockea Edulis var. Capensis after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Fockea Edulis var. Capensis

Fockea Edulis var. Capensis

Fockea Edulis var. Capensis


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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