Plant Care Gynura Procumbens

Gynura Procumbens

Also known as

Longevity Spinach, Longevity Spinach and Longevity Greens

Taxonomy

Gynura procumbens
Gynura
Asteraceae
Asterales

How to care for Gynura Procumbens

Water

How often to water your Gynura Procumbens

Water needs for Gynura Procumbens
0.5 cups
every 9

Gynura Procumbens needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Fort Collins, Colorado.

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 Gynura Procumbens

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 Gynura Procumbens in Fort Collins, Colorado

Fort Collins, Colorado

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Growing Gynura Procumbens in Fort Collins right now

Light needs for plant Gynura Procumbens in Fort Collins, Colorado

Plant growth potential is currently medium 👌

October 2nd, 2022

Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in Fort Collins is currently medium 👌.

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

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Light needs for plant Gynura Procumbens in Fort Collins, Colorado

Sunlight will decrease by 32.2% ☀️

October 2nd, 2022

Fort Collins is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Fort Collins is expected to decrease by 32.2% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 11.4 megajoules of energy …

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Light needs for plant Gynura Procumbens in Fort Collins, Colorado

Daylight will decrease by 2.0 hours 📉

October 2nd, 2022

This month, Fort Collins is getting an average of 10.9 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 15.2% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.9 total hours …

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Finding light for Longevity Spinach in your home

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

Gynura Procumbens may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth during this time of higher sunlight intensity in Fort Collins, Colorado ☀️.️

This is a great time to watch your Gynura Procumbens thrive 🌿!

Nutrients

How to fertilize Gynura Procumbens

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

When to repot Gynura Procumbens

Nutrient needs for plant Gynura Procumbens in Fort Collins, Colorado

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

October 2nd, 2022

The growing potential in Fort Collins is medium 👌.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repo…

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Care Summary for Gynura Procumbens

Gynura Procumbens

Gynura Procumbens


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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