Plant Care European heliotrope

European heliotrope

Also known as

European turn-sole

Taxonomy

Heliotropium europaeum
Heliotropium
Heliotropiaceae
Boraginales

How to care for European heliotrope

Water

How often to water your European heliotrope

Water needs for European heliotrope
0.5 cups
every 9

European heliotrope needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Irondequoit, New York.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

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 European heliotrope in Irondequoit, New York

Irondequoit, New York

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Growing European heliotrope in Irondequoit right now

Light needs for plant European heliotrope in Irondequoit, New York

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 36.3% ☀️

November 24th, 2021

Irondequoit is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Irondequoit is expected to decrease by 36.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 5.8 megajoules of energy per…

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Finding light for European heliotrope in your home

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

European heliotrope 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 Irondequoit, New York ⛅.

European heliotrope does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize European heliotrope

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

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Care Summary for European heliotrope

European heliotrope


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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