Plant Care Flame of the Woods

Flame of the Woods

Also known as

flame-of-the-woods and jungle-geranium

Taxonomy

Ixora coccinea
Ixora
Rubiaceae
Gentianales

How to care for Flame of the Woods

Water

How often to water your Flame of the Woods

Water needs for Flame of the Woods
0.5 cups
every 9

Flame of the Woods 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 Flame of the Woods

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Flame of the Woods in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Flame of the Woods: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Flame of the Woods love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Flame of the Woods does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Flame of the Woods

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Flame of the Woods: 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 Flame of the Woods after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Flame of the Woods

Flame of the Woods

Flame of the Woods


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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