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 Phoenix, Arizona.

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 Phoenix, Arizona

Phoenix, Arizona

48% Low

Growing ? in Phoenix right now

Light needs for plant ? in Phoenix, Arizona

Plant growth potential is currently medium 👌

February 6th, 2023

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

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

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Light needs for plant ? in Phoenix, Arizona

Sunlight will increase by 33.5% ☀️

February 7th, 2023

Phoenix is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Phoenix is expected to increase by 33.5% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 14.0 megajoules of energy per m2 p…

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Light needs for plant ? in Phoenix, Arizona

Daylight will increase by 1.0 hours 📈

February 6th, 2023

This month, Phoenix is getting an average of 9.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 9.7% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 11.0 total hours of dayl…

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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 Phoenix, Arizona ⛅.

? 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.

When to repot ?

Nutrient needs for plant ? in Phoenix, Arizona

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

February 3rd, 2023

The growing potential in Phoenix is 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 best to repot…

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

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