Plant Care Purple Plush

Purple Plush

Taxonomy

Mikania apiifolia
Mikania
Asteraceae
Asterales

How to care for Purple Plush

Water

How often to water your Purple Plush

Water needs for Purple Plush
0.5 cups
every 9

Purple Plush needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Miami, Florida.

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
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 Purple Plush in Miami, Florida

Miami, Florida

62% Medium

Growing Purple Plush in Miami right now

Light needs for plant Purple Plush in Miami, Florida

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

November 26th, 2021

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

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

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Light needs for plant Purple Plush in Miami, Florida

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 18.3% ☀️

November 27th, 2021

Miami is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Miami is expected to decrease by 18.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 11.1 megajoules of energy per m2 per day…

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Light needs for plant Purple Plush in Miami, Florida

Daylight will decrease by 0.7 hours 📉

November 26th, 2021

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

Hours of daylight will decrease by 6.2% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.4 total hours of daylig…

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Finding light for Purple Plush in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Purple Plush: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Purple Plush can tolerate being far from a window and light source.

Place it less than 6 feet from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪.️

Miami, Florida currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help ensure this plant has adequate ingredients for growth by treating it to ample light ☀️.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Purple Plush

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

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Care Summary for Purple Plush

Purple Plush


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 6ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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