Plant Care Baboon's Cucumber

Baboon's Cucumber

Taxonomy

Kedrostis africana
Kedrostis
Cucurbitaceae
Cucurbitales

How to care for Baboon's Cucumber

Water

How often to water your Baboon's Cucumber

Water needs for Baboon's Cucumber
0.5 cups
every 9

Baboon's Cucumber needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Westerville, Ohio.

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 Baboon's Cucumber

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Baboon's Cucumber in Westerville, Ohio

Westerville, Ohio

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Light needs for plant Baboon's Cucumber in Westerville, Ohio

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

November 26th, 2021

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

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Finding light for Baboon's Cucumber in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Baboon's Cucumber: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Baboon's Cucumber 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 Westerville, Ohio ⛅.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Baboon's Cucumber

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

Care Summary for Baboon's Cucumber

Baboon's Cucumber

Baboon's Cucumber


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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