Plant Care African Daisy

African Daisy

Taxonomy

Osteospermum 'African Daisy'
Osteospermum
Asteraceae
Asterales

How to care for African Daisy

Water

How often to water your African Daisy

Water needs for African Daisy
0.5 cups
every 9

African Daisy needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Baltimore, Maryland.

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 African Daisy

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 African Daisy in Baltimore, Maryland

Baltimore, Maryland

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Growing African Daisy in Baltimore right now

Light needs for plant African Daisy in Baltimore, Maryland

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

November 29th, 2022

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

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

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Light needs for plant African Daisy in Baltimore, Maryland

Sunlight will decrease by 31.1% ☀️

November 24th, 2022

Baltimore is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Baltimore is expected to decrease by 31.1% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 7.5 megajoules of energy per m2

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Light needs for plant African Daisy in Baltimore, Maryland

Daylight will decrease by 1.1 hours 📉

November 28th, 2022

This month, Baltimore is getting an average of 8.8 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 11% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.3 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for African Daisy in your home

Light needs and placement for plant African Daisy: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

African Daisy 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 Baltimore, Maryland ⛅.

African Daisy does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize African Daisy

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

When to repot African Daisy

Nutrient needs for plant African Daisy in Baltimore, Maryland

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

November 29th, 2022

The growing potential in Baltimore 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 t…

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Care Summary for African Daisy

African Daisy

African Daisy


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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