Plant Care Kelly Ray

Kelly Ray

Taxonomy

Ipomoea batatas 'Kelly Ray'
Ipomoea
Convolvulaceae
Solanales

How to care for Kelly Ray

Water

How often to water your Kelly Ray

Water needs for Kelly Ray
0.5 cups
every 9

Kelly Ray needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Boise, Idaho.

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 Kelly Ray

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 Kelly Ray in Boise, Idaho

Boise, Idaho

30% Very Low

Growing Kelly Ray in Boise right now

Light needs for plant Kelly Ray in Boise, Idaho

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

February 7th, 2023

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

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

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Light needs for plant Kelly Ray in Boise, Idaho

Sunlight will increase by 54.1% ☀️

February 7th, 2023

Boise is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Boise is expected to increase by 54.1% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.3 megajoules of energy per m2 per d…

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Light needs for plant Kelly Ray in Boise, Idaho

Daylight will increase by 1.4 hours 📈

February 6th, 2023

This month, Boise is getting an average of 7.8 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 15.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.5 total hours of dayli…

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Finding light for Kelly Ray in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Kelly Ray: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Kelly Ray love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Boise, Idaho ⛅.

Kelly Ray does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Kelly Ray

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

When to repot Kelly Ray

Nutrient needs for plant Kelly Ray in Boise, Idaho

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

February 6th, 2023

The growing potential in Boise is 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 best to repot p…

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Care Summary for Kelly Ray

Kelly Ray

Kelly Ray


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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