Plant Care Perilla 'Magilla'

Perilla 'Magilla'

About Perilla 'Magilla'

Perilla 'Magilla' is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Perilla 'Magilla' likes soil that is well draining. You may want to supplement with a gentle, organic fertilizer throughout the peak growing season.


Perilla 'Magilla'

How to care for Perilla 'Magilla'


How often to water your Perilla 'Magilla'

Water needs for Perilla 'Magilla'
0.5 cups
every 9

Perilla 'Magilla' needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Los Angeles, California.

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 Perilla 'Magilla'

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Perilla 'Magilla' in Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles, California

58% Medium

Growing Perilla 'Magilla' in Los Angeles right now

Light needs for plant Perilla 'Magilla' in Los Angeles, California

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

December 1st, 2021

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

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

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Light needs for plant Perilla 'Magilla' in Los Angeles, California

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 22.8% ☀️

November 30th, 2021

Los Angeles is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Los Angeles is expected to decrease by 22.8% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.9 megajoules of energy per…

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Light needs for plant Perilla 'Magilla' in Los Angeles, California

Daylight will decrease by 0.9 hours 📉

December 1st, 2021

This month, Los Angeles is getting an average of 10.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 8.1% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.7 total hours of …

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Finding light for Perilla 'Magilla' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Perilla 'Magilla': 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Perilla 'Magilla' love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Perilla 'Magilla' does not tolerate low light 🚫.

Los Angeles, California currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.


How to fertilize Perilla 'Magilla'

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

When to repot Perilla 'Magilla'

Nutrient needs for plant Perilla 'Magilla' in Los Angeles, California

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

November 30th, 2021

The growing potential in Los Angeles is medium 👌.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot…

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Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Perilla 'Magilla'

Perilla 'Magilla'

Perilla 'Magilla'

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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