Plant Care Dusky Coral-Pea

Dusky Coral-Pea

Also known as

Red Kennedy Pea, red coral-pea, red kennedy-pea and red kennedya-pea

Taxonomy

Kennedia rubicunda
Kennedia
Fabaceae
Fabales

How to care for Dusky Coral-Pea

Water

How often to water your Dusky Coral-Pea

Water needs for Dusky Coral-Pea
0.5 cups
every 9

Dusky Coral-Pea 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.

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Dusky Coral-Pea in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Dusky Coral-Pea: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Dusky Coral-Pea may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Dusky Coral-Pea

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

Care Summary for Dusky Coral-Pea

Dusky Coral-Pea


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft 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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