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 New Orleans, Louisiana.

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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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Matthiola Longipetala in New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans, Louisiana

60% Medium

Growing Matthiola Longipetala in New Orleans right now

Light needs for plant Matthiola Longipetala in New Orleans, Louisiana

Plant growth potential is currently medium 👌

November 27th, 2021

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

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

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Light needs for plant Matthiola Longipetala in New Orleans, Louisiana

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 21.2% ☀️

November 27th, 2021

New Orleans is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in New Orleans is expected to decrease by 21.2% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.4 megajoules of energy pe…

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Light needs for plant Matthiola Longipetala in New Orleans, Louisiana

Daylight will decrease by 0.8 hours 📉

November 27th, 2021

This month, New Orleans is getting an average of 9.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 7.4% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.1 total hours of …

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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 maximize the potential for growth.

Matthiola Longipetala does not tolerate low light 🚫.

New Orleans, Louisiana currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample 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.

When to repot Matthiola Longipetala

Nutrient needs for plant Matthiola Longipetala in New Orleans, Louisiana

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

November 22nd, 2021

The growing potential in New Orleans is medium 👌.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot…

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Water Needs
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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 New Orleans, Louisiana, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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