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Also known as
shrubby yellowcrest, sinicuichi, sun opener, willow-leaf heimia and sini
How to care for Shrubby Yellowcrest
How often to water your Shrubby Yellowcrest
Shrubby Yellowcrest needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Tallahassee, Florida.
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Water 0.5 cups every
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Finding light for Shrubby Yellowcrest in your home
Shrubby Yellowcrest love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Shrubby Yellowcrest does not tolerate low light 🚫.
Tallahassee, Florida currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.
How to fertilize Shrubby Yellowcrest
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 Shrubby Yellowcrest after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
Shrubby Yellowcrest is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!
Shrubby Yellowcrest prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
Shrubby Yellowcrest requires abundant, bright and direct light. Place it less than one foot from a window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.
Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.
If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.
Shrubby Yellowcrest will branch off as it grows. To encourage branching, pinch off the newest growth at the tip and the stem will branch off into two.
USDA Hardiness Zone
Shrubby Yellowcrest can be grown outdoors in USDA Hardiness Zones 9a-11b. Find your local hardiness zone here.
Care Summary for Shrubby Yellowcrest
0.5 cups every 9 days
< 1ft from a window
Repot after 2x growth
Based on your location in Tallahassee, Florida, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.