Plant Care Matthiola Longipetala

Matthiola Longipetala

Also known as

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

Taxonomy

Matthiola longipetala
Matthiola
Brassicaceae
Brassicales

How to care for Matthiola Longipetala

Water

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 Portland, Oregon.

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
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 Matthiola Longipetala in Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon

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Growing Matthiola Longipetala in Portland right now

Light needs for plant Matthiola Longipetala in Portland, Oregon

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

November 27th, 2021

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

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

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Light needs for plant Matthiola Longipetala in Portland, Oregon

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 38.1% ☀️

November 27th, 2021

Portland is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Portland is expected to decrease by 38.1% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 5.4 megajoules of energy per m2 pe…

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Light needs for plant Matthiola Longipetala in Portland, Oregon

Daylight will decrease by 1.5 hours 📉

November 27th, 2021

This month, Portland is getting an average of 8.7 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 14.8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 8.6 total hours of day…

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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 Portland, Oregon ⛅.

Matthiola Longipetala does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

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 Portland, Oregon

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

November 27th, 2021

The growing potential in Portland is very 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…

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Care Summary for Matthiola Longipetala

Matthiola Longipetala

Matthiola Longipetala


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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