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 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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

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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 Gynura Procumbens in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Growing Gynura Procumbens in Philadelphia right now

Light needs for plant Gynura Procumbens in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

December 8th, 2022

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

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

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Light needs for plant Gynura Procumbens in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Sunlight will decrease by 24.3% ☀️

December 8th, 2022

Philadelphia is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Philadelphia is expected to decrease by 24.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 6.8 megajoules of energy p…

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Light needs for plant Gynura Procumbens in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Daylight will decrease by 0.9 hours 📉

December 7th, 2022

This month, Philadelphia is getting an average of 8.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 9.2% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.2 total hours of …

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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 keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ⛅.

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 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

December 7th, 2022

The growing potential in Philadelphia is very low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's bes…

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

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