Plant Care Burrowing Four O'Clock

Burrowing Four O'Clock

Also known as



Okenia hypogaea

How to care for Burrowing Four O'Clock

💦 Water

How often to water your Burrowing Four O'Clock

Water needs for Burrowing Four O'Clock
0.5 cups
every 9

Burrowing Four O'Clock 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

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

☀️ Light

Finding light for Burrowing Four O'Clock in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Burrowing Four O'Clock: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Burrowing Four O'Clock 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.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Burrowing Four O'Clock in your home 🏡.

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Burrowing Four O'Clock

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Burrowing Four O'Clock: 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 Burrowing Four O'Clock after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Burrowing Four O'Clock

Burrowing Four O'Clock

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


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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