Plant Care Chuparosa


Also known as

chuparosa, hummingbird bush and beloperone


Justicia californica

How to care for Chuparosa


How often to water your Chuparosa

Water needs for Chuparosa
0.5 cups
every 9

Chuparosa needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Eugene, Oregon.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Water 0.5 cups every

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Plant care guide for Chuparosa in Eugene, Oregon

Eugene, Oregon

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Finding light for Chuparosa in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Chuparosa: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Chuparosa 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 Eugene, Oregon ⛅.


How to fertilize Chuparosa

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern

Care Summary for Chuparosa


Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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