Plant Care Chinese Dunce Cap

Chinese Dunce Cap

Also known as

Dunce's Cap


Orostachys iwarenge

How to care for Chinese Dunce Cap


How often to water your Chinese Dunce Cap

Water needs for Chinese Dunce Cap
0.5 cups
every 12

Chinese Dunce Cap needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Edmond, Oklahoma.

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 Chinese Dunce Cap

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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 Chinese Dunce Cap in Edmond, Oklahoma

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Growing Chinese Dunce Cap in Edmond right now

Light needs for plant Chinese Dunce Cap in Edmond, Oklahoma

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

January 15th, 2022

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Edmond 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 Chinese Dunce Cap in Edmond, Oklahoma

Sunlight will increase by 14% ☀️

January 13th, 2022

Edmond is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Edmond is expected to increase by 14% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.0 megajoules of energy per m2 per d…

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Light needs for plant Chinese Dunce Cap in Edmond, Oklahoma

Daylight will increase by 0.3 hours 📈

January 9th, 2022

This month, Edmond is getting an average of 8.2 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 2.9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.0 total hours of dayli…

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Finding light for Chinese Dunce Cap in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Chinese Dunce Cap: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Chinese Dunce Cap 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 Edmond, Oklahoma ⛅.

Chinese Dunce Cap does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize Chinese Dunce Cap

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Chinese Dunce Cap

Chinese Dunce Cap

Chinese Dunce Cap

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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