Plant Care Tilo

Tilo

Taxonomy

Dianthera pectoralis
Dianthera
Acanthaceae
Lamiales

How to care for Tilo

Water

How often to water your Tilo

Water needs for Tilo
0.5 cups
every 9

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

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 Tilo

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 Tilo in Memphis, Tennessee

Memphis, Tennessee

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Growing Tilo in Memphis right now

Light needs for plant Tilo in Memphis, Tennessee

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

November 27th, 2022

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

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

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Light needs for plant Tilo in Memphis, Tennessee

Sunlight will decrease by 25.1% ☀️

November 29th, 2022

Memphis is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Memphis is expected to decrease by 25.1% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.8 megajoules of energy per m2 per …

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Light needs for plant Tilo in Memphis, Tennessee

Daylight will decrease by 1.0 hours 📉

November 28th, 2022

This month, Memphis is getting an average of 9.2 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 9.2% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.7 total hours of dayli…

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Finding light for Tilo in your home

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

Tilo 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 Memphis, Tennessee ⛅.

Tilo does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Tilo

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

When to repot Tilo

Nutrient needs for plant Tilo in Memphis, Tennessee

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

November 29th, 2022

The growing potential in Memphis 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…

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Care Summary for Tilo

Tilo

Tilo


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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