Plant Care Myriophyllum Aquaticum

Myriophyllum Aquaticum

Also known as

Parrot Feather Watermilfoil, Parrot Feather Watermilfoil, Brazilian watermilfoil and Parrot's-feather

Taxonomy

Myriophyllum aquaticum
Myriophyllum
Haloragaceae
Saxifragales

How to care for Myriophyllum Aquaticum

Water

How often to water your Myriophyllum Aquaticum

Water needs for Myriophyllum Aquaticum
0.5 cups
every 9

Myriophyllum Aquaticum needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in San Jose, California.

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 Myriophyllum Aquaticum

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 Myriophyllum Aquaticum in San Jose, California

San Jose, California

38% Low

Growing Myriophyllum Aquaticum in San Jose right now

Light needs for plant Myriophyllum Aquaticum in San Jose, California

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

January 23rd, 2023

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

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

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Light needs for plant Myriophyllum Aquaticum in San Jose, California

Sunlight will increase by 32.2% ☀️

January 29th, 2023

San Jose is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in San Jose is expected to increase by 32.2% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 11.0 megajoules of energy per m2…

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Light needs for plant Myriophyllum Aquaticum in San Jose, California

Daylight will increase by 0.7 hours 📈

January 22nd, 2023

This month, San Jose is getting an average of 8.1 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 7.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.3 total hours of day…

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Finding light for Parrot Feather Watermilfoil in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Myriophyllum Aquaticum: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Myriophyllum Aquaticum 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 San Jose, California ⛅.

Myriophyllum Aquaticum does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Myriophyllum Aquaticum

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

When to repot Myriophyllum Aquaticum

Nutrient needs for plant Myriophyllum Aquaticum in San Jose, California

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

January 23rd, 2023

The growing potential in San Jose is 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 repo…

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FAQs
Difficulty Level

Myriophyllum Aquaticum can be challenging to care for, according to some plant parents. Check out the reviews down below to learn from their experiences!


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Care Summary for Myriophyllum Aquaticum

Myriophyllum Aquaticum

Myriophyllum Aquaticum


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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