Plant Care Homalomena 'Selby'

Homalomena 'Selby'

3.5 out of 5 (2 experiences)

Homalomena 'Selby' has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves
Homalomena 'Selby' has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily

Also known as

Adelonema wallisii 'Selby'

Taxonomy

Homalomena wallisii 'Selby'
Homalomena
Araceae
Alismatales

How to care for Homalomena 'Selby'

Water

How often to water your Homalomena 'Selby'

Water needs for Homalomena 'Selby'
0.5 cups
every 9

Homalomena 'Selby' needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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 Homalomena 'Selby'

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 Homalomena 'Selby' in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

41% Low

Growing Homalomena 'Selby' in Philadelphia right now

Light needs for plant Homalomena 'Selby' in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

December 5th, 2021

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

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

Read more

Light needs for plant Homalomena 'Selby' in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 26% ☀️

December 5th, 2021

Philadelphia is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Philadelphia is expected to decrease by 26% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 6.7 megajoules of energy per…

Read more

Light needs for plant Homalomena 'Selby' in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Daylight will decrease by 1.0 hours 📉

December 5th, 2021

This month, Philadelphia is getting an average of 8.0 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 9.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.2 total hours of …

Read more

Finding light for Homalomena 'Selby' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Homalomena 'Selby': 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Homalomena 'Selby' may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ⛅.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Homalomena 'Selby'

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

When to repot Homalomena 'Selby'

Nutrient needs for plant Homalomena 'Selby' in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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

December 5th, 2021

The growing potential in Philadelphia is very 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 bes…

Read more

FAQs
Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Toxicity
Propagation

Care Summary for Homalomena 'Selby'

Homalomena 'Selby'

Homalomena 'Selby'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

What other plant parents say

Homalomena 'Selby' has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Homalomena 'Selby' has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
Riggsbaby avatar
@Riggsbaby
leaf-1 3 Plants
xp 77 XP
globe Lethbridge, Alberta
11/22/2021

She’s cute but needy. She’s always dropping her leaves no matter what I do

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Browns easily Browns easily

Trending in your area

Similar to Homalomena 'Selby'

Discover rare plants

This plant is popular in