Plant Care false gaura

false gaura

Also known as

Antogoeringia linifolia, Gaura linifolia, Stenosiphon bracteatus, Stenosiphon liniflorus, Stenosiphon linifolius and Stenosiphon virgatum

Taxonomy

Oenothera glaucifolia
Oenothera
Onagraceae
Myrtales

How to care for false gaura

Water

How often to water your false gaura

Water needs for false gaura
0.5 cups
every 9

false gaura 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.

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for false gaura in your home

Light needs and placement for plant false gaura: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

false gaura love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

false gaura does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of false gaura in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize false gaura

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

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Care Summary for false gaura

false gaura


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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