Plant Care Monolena primuliflora 'Midnight Glory'
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Monolena primuliflora 'Midnight Glory'

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Monolena primuliflora 'Midnight Glory' has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily
Monolena primuliflora 'Midnight Glory' has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves

Taxonomy

Monolena primuliflora 'Midnight Glory'
Monolena
Melastomataceae
Myrtales

How to care for Monolena primuliflora 'Midnight Glory'

Water

How often to water your Monolena primuliflora 'Midnight Glory'

Water needs for Monolena primuliflora 'Midnight Glory'
0.5 cups
every 7

Monolena primuliflora 'Midnight Glory' needs 0.5 cups of water every 7 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 Monolena primuliflora 'Midnight Glory'

Water 0.5 cups every
7

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Monolena primuliflora 'Midnight Glory' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Monolena primuliflora 'Midnight Glory': 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Monolena primuliflora 'Midnight Glory' may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Monolena primuliflora 'Midnight Glory'

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Monolena primuliflora 'Midnight 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 Monolena primuliflora 'Midnight Glory' after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Monolena primuliflora 'Midnight Glory'

Monolena primuliflora 'Midnight Glory'

Monolena primuliflora 'Midnight Glory'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 7 days

Placement

< 3ft 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.

What other plant parents say

Monolena primuliflora 'Midnight Glory' has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 2
Monolena primuliflora 'Midnight Glory' has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
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globe Klamath Falls, Oregon
06/09/2021

I haven’t had enough time with this plant to decide how I feel, but it’s a gorgeous species :) I will update as I learn how to care for it!

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Browns easily Browns easily

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