Plant Care Borrego Valley Peppergrass

Borrego Valley Peppergrass

Also known as

yellow pepperweed and yellow pepperwort

Taxonomy

Lepidium flavum
Lepidium
Brassicaceae
Brassicales

How to care for Borrego Valley Peppergrass

Water

How often to water your Borrego Valley Peppergrass

Water needs for Borrego Valley Peppergrass
0.5 cups
every 9

Borrego Valley Peppergrass needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Houston, Texas.

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?

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 Borrego Valley Peppergrass in Houston, Texas

Houston, Texas

60% Medium

Growing Borrego Valley Peppergrass in Houston right now

Light needs for plant Borrego Valley Peppergrass in Houston, Texas

Plant growth potential is currently medium 👌

November 27th, 2022

Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in Houston is currently medium 👌.

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 Borrego Valley Peppergrass in Houston, Texas

Sunlight will decrease by 21.3% ☀️

November 27th, 2022

Houston is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Houston is expected to decrease by 21.3% 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 Borrego Valley Peppergrass in Houston, Texas

Daylight will decrease by 0.8 hours 📉

November 28th, 2022

This month, Houston is getting an average of 9.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 7.4% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.1 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for Borrego Valley Peppergrass in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Borrego Valley Peppergrass: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Borrego Valley Peppergrass love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Borrego Valley Peppergrass does not tolerate low light 🚫.

Houston, Texas currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Borrego Valley Peppergrass

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

When to repot Borrego Valley Peppergrass

Nutrient needs for plant Borrego Valley Peppergrass in Houston, Texas

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

November 23rd, 2022

The growing potential in Houston is medium 👌.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot any…

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Care Summary for Borrego Valley Peppergrass

Borrego Valley Peppergrass


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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