Plant Care Shrubby Yellowcrest

Shrubby Yellowcrest

5.0 out of 5 (1 experiences)

Also known as

shrubby yellowcrest, sinicuichi, sun opener, willow-leaf heimia and sini


Heimia salicifolia

How to care for Shrubby Yellowcrest


How often to water your Shrubby Yellowcrest

Water needs for Shrubby Yellowcrest
0.5 cups
every 9

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.

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 Shrubby Yellowcrest

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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 Shrubby Yellowcrest in Tallahassee, Florida

Tallahassee, Florida

59% Medium

Finding light for Shrubby Yellowcrest in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Shrubby Yellowcrest: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

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

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

Difficulty Level

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!

Water Needs
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Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Shrubby Yellowcrest

Shrubby Yellowcrest

Shrubby Yellowcrest

Greg recommends:


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.

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