Plant Care Ipomoea Coccinea

Ipomoea Coccinea

Also known as

Red Morning Glory, Red Morning Glory, red morning glory, redstar and Mexican morning glory

Taxonomy

Ipomoea coccinea
Ipomoea
Convolvulaceae
Solanales

How to care for Ipomoea Coccinea

💦 Water

How often to water your Ipomoea Coccinea

Water needs for Ipomoea Coccinea
0.5 cups
every 9

Ipomoea Coccinea 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 Ipomoea Coccinea

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Red Morning Glory in your home

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

Ipomoea Coccinea love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Ipomoea Coccinea does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Ipomoea Coccinea

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

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💡 FAQs
💦 Water Needs

Ipomoea Coccinea prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

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☀️ Sunlight Needs

Ipomoea Coccinea requires abundant, bright and direct light. Place it less than one foot from a window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.

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🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Ipomoea Coccinea is not safe to consume. If you, a family member, or a pet has ingested any amount of plant material contact Poison Control, US (800) 222-1222, or your veterinarian. If you have children, cats, or dogs in the home, we suggest keeping this plant out of reach.


💨 Humidity

Ipomoea Coccinea doesn’t require additional humidity. Plants absorb most water through their root system rather than their leaves, so the best way to provide humidity for your plants is through watering the soil.

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🪴 Soil

Ipomoea Coccinea does best in well-draining soil. A good soil will contain lots of organic matter such as coco coir as well as perlite or vermiculite to help with drainage. Adding a handful of perlite to regular store-bought potting soil should do the trick!

Best Soil Mix for Red Morning Glory →

When and How to Successfully Repot Red Morning Glory →


💩 Fertilizer

Ipomoea Coccinea is a fast growing plant and may deplete the nutrients in its soil over time. Replenish them with a gentle organic fertilizer or compost every 1-2 months depending on your location and season. Fertilize more often during the growing season and in warmer and brighter climates.


🌎 Native Region

Ipomoea Coccinea is native to Worldwide.


🧐 Troubleshooting

When troubleshooting a sad-looking houseplant, start by checking for signs of distress in its leaves, such as yellowing, browning, or drooping, which can indicate overwatering or nutrient deficiencies.

Inspect the soil moisture; too dry or too wet soil can cause problems.

Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of light, as too much or too little can stress it.

Finally, consider environmental factors like temperature and humidity, and adjust care routines accordingly to revive your plant.


Care Summary for Ipomoea Coccinea

Ipomoea Coccinea

Ipomoea Coccinea


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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