Plant Care ?

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Taxonomy

Heliconia indica 'Striata'
Heliconia
Heliconiaceae
Zingiberales

How to care for ?

Water

How often to water your ?

Water needs for ?
0.5 cups
every 9

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

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 ?

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 ? in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Minneapolis, Minnesota

22% Very Low

Growing ? in Minneapolis right now

Light needs for plant ? in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

February 2nd, 2023

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

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

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Light needs for plant ? in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Sunlight will increase by 53% ☀️

February 2nd, 2023

Minneapolis is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Minneapolis is expected to increase by 53% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 7.4 megajoules of energy per…

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Light needs for plant ? in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Daylight will increase by 1.3 hours 📈

January 30th, 2023

This month, Minneapolis is getting an average of 5.3 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 14.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.1 total hours of…

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Finding light for ? in your home

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

? love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Minneapolis, Minnesota ⛅.

? does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize ?

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

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Care Summary for ?

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Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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