Plant Care Leucophyta Brownii

Leucophyta Brownii

Also known as

Cushion bush, Cushion bush, Leucophyta and Leucophyta brownii


Calocephalus brownii

How to care for Leucophyta Brownii


How often to water your Leucophyta Brownii

Water needs for Leucophyta Brownii
0.5 cups
every 9

Leucophyta Brownii 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

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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 Leucophyta Brownii in Houston, Texas

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Light needs for plant Leucophyta Brownii in Houston, Texas

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

January 28th, 2023

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

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 Leucophyta Brownii in Houston, Texas

Sunlight will increase by 20.8% ☀️

January 27th, 2023

Houston is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Houston is expected to increase by 20.8% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.9 megajoules of energy per m2 p…

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Light needs for plant Leucophyta Brownii in Houston, Texas

Daylight will increase by 0.6 hours 📈

January 28th, 2023

This month, Houston is getting an average of 6.6 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 6.3% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.8 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for Cushion bush in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Leucophyta Brownii: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Leucophyta Brownii 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 Houston, Texas ⛅.


How to fertilize Leucophyta Brownii

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

Care Summary for Leucophyta Brownii

Leucophyta Brownii

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


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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