Plant Care Impatiens Repens
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Impatiens Repens

Also known as

Yellow Impatiens, Yellow Impatiens, Ceylon Balsam and Creeping Balsam

Taxonomy

Impatiens repens
Impatiens
Balsaminaceae
Ericales

How to care for Impatiens Repens

Water

How often to water your Impatiens Repens

Water needs for Impatiens Repens
0.5 cups
every 9

Impatiens Repens 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.

Calculate water needs of Impatiens Repens

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.

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Finding light for Yellow Impatiens in your home

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

Impatiens Repens love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Impatiens Repens does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Impatiens Repens

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

FAQs
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Soil
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Care Summary for Impatiens Repens

Impatiens Repens

Impatiens Repens


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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