Plant Care Giant Blazingstar

Giant Blazingstar

Also known as

giant blazingstar and smoothstem blazingstar


Mentzelia laevicaulis

How to care for Giant Blazingstar


How often to water your Giant Blazingstar

Water needs for Giant Blazingstar
0.5 cups
every 9

Giant Blazingstar needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Los Angeles, California.

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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Plant care guide for Giant Blazingstar in Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles, California

56% Medium

Finding light for Giant Blazingstar in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Giant Blazingstar: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Giant Blazingstar love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Giant Blazingstar does not tolerate low light 🚫.

Los Angeles, California currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.


How to fertilize Giant Blazingstar

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

Water Needs
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Growth Pattern

Care Summary for Giant Blazingstar

Giant Blazingstar

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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