Plant Care Nigella arvensis

Nigella arvensis

Taxonomy

Nigella arvensis
Nigella
Ranunculaceae
Ranunculales

How to care for Nigella arvensis

Water

How often to water your Nigella arvensis

Water needs for Nigella arvensis
0.5 cups
every 9

Nigella arvensis needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Denver, Colorado.

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 Nigella arvensis in Denver, Colorado

Denver, Colorado

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Growing Nigella arvensis in Denver right now

Light needs for plant Nigella arvensis in Denver, Colorado

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

November 27th, 2021

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

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

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Light needs for plant Nigella arvensis in Denver, Colorado

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 29.9% ☀️

November 27th, 2021

Denver is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Denver is expected to decrease by 29.9% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 7.9 megajoules of energy per m2 per da…

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Light needs for plant Nigella arvensis in Denver, Colorado

Daylight will decrease by 1.2 hours 📉

November 27th, 2021

This month, Denver is getting an average of 10.2 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 11.4% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.2 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for None in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Nigella arvensis: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Nigella arvensis 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 Denver, Colorado ⛅.

Nigella arvensis does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Nigella arvensis

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

When to repot Nigella arvensis

Nutrient needs for plant Nigella arvensis in Denver, Colorado

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

November 27th, 2021

The growing potential in Denver is very 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 r…

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Care Summary for Nigella arvensis

Nigella arvensis


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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