Plant Care Mexican Morning Glory

Mexican Morning Glory

Also known as

Red Morning Glory, Red Morning Glory, red morning glory, redstar and Mexican morning glory

Taxonomy

Ipomoea coccinea
Ipomoea
Convolvulaceae
Solanales

How to care for Mexican Morning Glory

Water

How often to water your Mexican Morning Glory

Water needs for Mexican Morning Glory
0.5 cups
every 9

Mexican Morning Glory 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.

Calculate water needs of Mexican Morning Glory

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Red Morning Glory in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Mexican Morning Glory: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Mexican Morning Glory love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Mexican Morning Glory does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Mexican Morning Glory in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Mexican Morning Glory

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

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Care Summary for Mexican Morning Glory

Mexican Morning Glory

Mexican Morning Glory


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

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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