Plant Care Hesperochiron

Hesperochiron

Taxonomy

Hesperochiron pumilus
Hesperochiron
Boraginaceae
Boraginales

How to care for Hesperochiron

Water

How often to water your Hesperochiron

Water needs for Hesperochiron
0.5 cups
every 9

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

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

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Hesperochiron in your home

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

Hesperochiron love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Hesperochiron does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Hesperochiron in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Hesperochiron

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

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Care Summary for Hesperochiron

Hesperochiron


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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