Plant Care Matthiola Longipetala

Matthiola Longipetala

Also known as

night-scented stock, night-scented stock, night-scented stock and evening stock


Matthiola longipetala

How to care for Matthiola Longipetala


How often to water your Matthiola Longipetala

Water needs for Matthiola Longipetala
0.5 cups
every 9

Matthiola Longipetala needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Madison, Wisconsin.

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 Matthiola Longipetala

Water 0.5 cups every

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Plant care guide for Matthiola Longipetala in Madison, Wisconsin

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Growing Matthiola Longipetala in Madison right now

Light needs for plant Matthiola Longipetala in Madison, Wisconsin

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

November 27th, 2021

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

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

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Light needs for plant Matthiola Longipetala in Madison, Wisconsin

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 34.6% ☀️

November 27th, 2021

Madison is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Madison is expected to decrease by 34.6% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 5.7 megajoules of energy per m2 per …

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Light needs for plant Matthiola Longipetala in Madison, Wisconsin

Daylight will decrease by 1.4 hours 📉

November 26th, 2021

This month, Madison is getting an average of 7.8 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 13.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 8.9 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for night-scented stock in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Matthiola Longipetala: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Matthiola Longipetala love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Madison, Wisconsin ⛅.

Matthiola Longipetala does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize Matthiola Longipetala

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Matthiola Longipetala

Matthiola Longipetala

Matthiola Longipetala

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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