Plant Care Creamcups

Creamcups

Also known as

Creamcups and Platystemon

Taxonomy

Platystemon californicus
Platystemon
Papaveraceae
Ranunculales

How to care for Creamcups

Water

How often to water your Creamcups

Water needs for Creamcups
0.5 cups
every 9

Creamcups needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Irondequoit, New York.

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

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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 Creamcups in Irondequoit, New York

Irondequoit, New York

34% Very Low

Finding light for Creamcups in your home

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

Creamcups 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 Irondequoit, New York ⛅.

Creamcups does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Creamcups

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

FAQs
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Care Summary for Creamcups

Creamcups


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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