Plant Care Bolivian Fuchsia

Bolivian Fuchsia

Also known as

earring flower, fuchsia, fuchsia de Bolivie, fuchsia à grande feuille and lady's eardrops

Taxonomy

Fuchsia boliviana
Fuchsia
Onagraceae
Myrtales

How to care for Bolivian Fuchsia

Water

How often to water your Bolivian Fuchsia

Water needs for Bolivian Fuchsia
0.5 cups
every 9

Bolivian Fuchsia needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

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 Bolivian Fuchsia

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.

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Finding light for Bolivian Fuchsia in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Bolivian Fuchsia: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Bolivian Fuchsia love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Bolivian Fuchsia does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Bolivian Fuchsia in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Bolivian Fuchsia

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

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Care Summary for Bolivian Fuchsia

Bolivian Fuchsia

Bolivian Fuchsia


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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