Plant Care Coral Bell

Coral Bell

Also known as

Alum Root

Taxonomy

Heuchera americana 'Marvelous Marble'
Heuchera
Saxifragaceae
Saxifragales

How to care for Coral Bell

Water

How often to water your Coral Bell

Water needs for Coral Bell
0.5 cups
every 9

Coral Bell needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Houston, Texas.

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

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 Coral Bell in Houston, Texas

Houston, Texas

58% Medium

Growing Coral Bell in Houston right now

Light needs for plant Coral Bell in Houston, Texas

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

November 28th, 2021

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

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 Coral Bell in Houston, Texas

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 21.1% ☀️

November 27th, 2021

Houston is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Houston is expected to decrease by 21.1% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.1 megajoules of energy per m2 per…

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Light needs for plant Coral Bell in Houston, Texas

Daylight will decrease by 0.8 hours 📉

November 27th, 2021

This month, Houston is getting an average of 8.9 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 7.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.1 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for Coral Bell in your home

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

Coral Bell love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Coral Bell does not tolerate low light 🚫.

Houston, Texas currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Coral Bell

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

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Care Summary for Coral Bell

Coral Bell


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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