Plant Care Pacific mistletoe

Pacific mistletoe

Also known as

Pacific mistletoe and oak mistletoe

Taxonomy

Phoradendron villosum
Phoradendron
Santalaceae
Santalales

How to care for Pacific mistletoe

Water

How often to water your Pacific mistletoe

Water needs for Pacific mistletoe
0.5 cups
every 9

Pacific mistletoe needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Tallahassee, Florida.

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?

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 Pacific mistletoe in Tallahassee, Florida

Tallahassee, Florida

59% Medium

Growing Pacific mistletoe in Tallahassee right now

Light needs for plant Pacific mistletoe in Tallahassee, Florida

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

November 27th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Tallahassee 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 Pacific mistletoe in Tallahassee, Florida

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 22.8% ☀️

November 23rd, 2021

Tallahassee is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Tallahassee is expected to decrease by 22.8% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.4 megajoules of energy pe…

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Light needs for plant Pacific mistletoe in Tallahassee, Florida

Daylight will decrease by 0.8 hours 📉

November 26th, 2021

This month, Tallahassee is getting an average of 9.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 7.7% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.1 total hours of …

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Finding light for Pacific mistletoe in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Pacific mistletoe: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Pacific mistletoe 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..️

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Pacific mistletoe

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

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Care Summary for Pacific mistletoe

Pacific mistletoe


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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