Plant Care Crossberry

Crossberry

Taxonomy

Grewia occidentalis
Grewia
Malvaceae
Malvales

How to care for Crossberry

Water

How often to water your Crossberry

Water needs for Crossberry
0.5 cups
every 9

Crossberry needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Boston, Massachusetts.

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 Crossberry

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 Crossberry in Boston, Massachusetts

Boston, Massachusetts

29% Very Low

Growing Crossberry in Boston right now

Light needs for plant Crossberry in Boston, Massachusetts

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

February 4th, 2023

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

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

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Light needs for plant Crossberry in Boston, Massachusetts

Sunlight will increase by 49.8% ☀️

February 6th, 2023

Boston is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Boston is expected to increase by 49.8% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.5 megajoules of energy per m2 per …

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Light needs for plant Crossberry in Boston, Massachusetts

Daylight will increase by 1.3 hours 📈

February 5th, 2023

This month, Boston is getting an average of 6.6 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 14.6% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.5 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for Crossberry in your home

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

Crossberry 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 Boston, Massachusetts ⛅.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Crossberry

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

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Care Summary for Crossberry

Crossberry

Crossberry


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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