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 Washington, District of Columbia.

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 Washington, District of Columbia

Washington, District of Columbia

76% High

Growing Borrego Valley Peppergrass in Washington right now

Light needs for plant Borrego Valley Peppergrass in Washington, District of Columbia

Plant growth potential is currently medium 👌

October 3rd, 2022

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

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

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Light needs for plant Borrego Valley Peppergrass in Washington, District of Columbia

Sunlight will decrease by 30.8% ☀️

October 4th, 2022

Washington is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Washington is expected to decrease by 30.8% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 11.6 megajoules of energy per …

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Light needs for plant Borrego Valley Peppergrass in Washington, District of Columbia

Daylight will decrease by 1.8 hours 📉

October 3rd, 2022

This month, Washington is getting an average of 10.6 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 14.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.9 total hours of…

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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 during this time of higher sunlight intensity in Washington, District of Columbia ☀️.

This is a great time to watch your Borrego Valley Peppergrass thrive 🌿!

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.

FAQs
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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 Washington, District of Columbia, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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