Plant Care Glandular False Calico

Glandular False Calico

Also known as

Hoitzia capitata, Hoitzia cervantesii, Hoitzia conglomerata, Hoitzia elata, Hoitzia nepetifolia, Hoitzia ramosissima, Hoitzia scabra, Hoitzia spicata, Loeselia cervantesii, Loeselia columbiana, Loeselia conglomerata, Loeselia glandulosa cervantesii, Loeselia glandulosa conglomerata, Loeselia glandulosa hirsuta, Loeselia glandulosa nepetifolia, Loeselia glandulosa ramosissima, Loeselia glandulosa scabra, Loeselia intermedia, Loeselia nepetifolia, Loeselia ramosissima and Loeselia scabra


Loeselia glandulosa

How to care for Glandular False Calico


How often to water your Glandular False Calico

Water needs for Glandular False Calico
0.5 cups
every 9

Glandular False Calico 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

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Finding light for Glandular False Calico in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Glandular False Calico: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Glandular False Calico 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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How to fertilize Glandular False Calico

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

Care Summary for Glandular False Calico

Glandular False Calico

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


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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