Plant Care Edward La Plante

Edward La Plante


Hibiscus Hibiscus rosasinensis

How to care for Edward La Plante


How often to water your Edward La Plante

Water needs for Edward La Plante
0.5 cups
every 9

Edward La Plante needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in San Diego, California.

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 Edward La Plante

Water 0.5 cups every

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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 Edward La Plante in San Diego, California

San Diego, California

59% Medium

Growing Edward La Plante in San Diego right now

Light needs for plant Edward La Plante in San Diego, California

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

December 1st, 2021

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

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

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Light needs for plant Edward La Plante in San Diego, California

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 21.2% ☀️

December 1st, 2021

San Diego is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in San Diego is expected to decrease by 21.2% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.3 megajoules of energy per m2…

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Light needs for plant Edward La Plante in San Diego, California

Daylight will decrease by 0.8 hours 📉

December 1st, 2021

This month, San Diego is getting an average of 10.5 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 7.9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.9 total hours of da…

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Finding light for Edward La Plante in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Edward La Plante: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Edward La Plante love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Edward La Plante does not tolerate low light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Edward La Plante

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

Water Needs
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Care Summary for Edward La Plante

Edward La Plante

Edward La Plante

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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