Plant Care Common Sunshine Conebush

Common Sunshine Conebush

Taxonomy

Leucadendron salignum
Leucadendron
Proteaceae
Proteales

How to care for Common Sunshine Conebush

Water

How often to water your Common Sunshine Conebush

Water needs for Common Sunshine Conebush
0.5 cups
every 9

Common Sunshine Conebush needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Sacramento, California.

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 Common Sunshine Conebush

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 Common Sunshine Conebush in Sacramento, California

Sacramento, California

52% Low

Growing Common Sunshine Conebush in Sacramento right now

Light needs for plant Common Sunshine Conebush in Sacramento, California

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

November 27th, 2021

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

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 Common Sunshine Conebush in Sacramento, California

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 28.9% ☀️

November 27th, 2021

Sacramento is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Sacramento is expected to decrease by 28.9% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.2 megajoules of energy per m…

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Light needs for plant Common Sunshine Conebush in Sacramento, California

Daylight will decrease by 1.1 hours 📉

November 27th, 2021

This month, Sacramento is getting an average of 10.0 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 10.9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.3 total hours of …

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Finding light for Common Sunshine Conebush in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Common Sunshine Conebush: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Common Sunshine Conebush 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 Sacramento, California ⛅.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Common Sunshine Conebush

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

When to repot Common Sunshine Conebush

Nutrient needs for plant Common Sunshine Conebush in Sacramento, California

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

November 27th, 2021

The growing potential in Sacramento is low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to re…

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Care Summary for Common Sunshine Conebush

Common Sunshine Conebush

Common Sunshine Conebush


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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