Plant Care Kalonji

Kalonji

Also known as

black caraway, black caraway, black caraway, black cumin, nigella, kalojeera and kalonji

Taxonomy

Nigella sativa
Nigella
Ranunculaceae
Ranunculales

How to care for Kalonji

Water

How often to water your Kalonji

Water needs for Kalonji
0.5 cups
every 9

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

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 Kalonji

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 Kalonji in Edmond, Oklahoma

Edmond, Oklahoma

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Growing Kalonji in Edmond right now

Light needs for plant Kalonji in Edmond, Oklahoma

Sunlight will increase by 26.3% ☀️

January 25th, 2023

Edmond is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Edmond is expected to increase by 26.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.5 megajoules of energy per m2 per…

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Light needs for plant Kalonji in Edmond, Oklahoma

Daylight will increase by 0.9 hours 📈

January 30th, 2023

This month, Edmond is getting an average of 7.5 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 8.9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.6 total hours of dayli…

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Finding light for black caraway in your home

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

Kalonji 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 Edmond, Oklahoma ⛅.

Kalonji does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Kalonji

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

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Care Summary for Kalonji

Kalonji

Kalonji


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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