Plant Care Dark Mystery Pilea
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Dark Mystery Pilea

Taxonomy

Pilea 'Dark Mystery'
Pilea
Urticaceae
Rosales

How to care for Dark Mystery Pilea

Water

How often to water your Dark Mystery Pilea

Water needs for Dark Mystery Pilea
0.5 cups
every 9

Dark Mystery Pilea needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Sacramento, CA.

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 Dark Mystery Pilea

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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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 Dark Mystery Pilea in Sacramento, CA

Sacramento, CA

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Growing Dark Mystery Pilea in Sacramento right now

Light needs for plant Dark Mystery Pilea in Sacramento, CA

Plant growth potential is currently very high 📈

August 5th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Sacramento is currently very high 📈. The plant growth potential in your area is currently at its peak! 🌿

The availability of high quality sunli…

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Light needs for plant Dark Mystery Pilea in Sacramento, CA

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 9.4% ☀️

August 5th, 2021

Sacramento is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Sacramento is expected to decrease by 9.4% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 20.6 megajoules of energy per m…

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Light needs for plant Dark Mystery Pilea in Sacramento, CA

Daylight will decrease by 0.9 hours 📉

August 5th, 2021

This month, Sacramento is getting an average of 13.9 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 6.3% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 13.3 total hours of …

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Finding light for Dark Mystery Pilea in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Dark Mystery Pilea: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Dark Mystery Pilea 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 during this time of higher sunlight intensity in Sacramento, CA ☀️.️

This is a great time to watch your Dark Mystery Pilea thrive 🌿!

Nutrients

How to fertilize Dark Mystery Pilea

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

Care Summary for Dark Mystery Pilea

Dark Mystery Pilea

Dark Mystery Pilea


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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