Plant Care Pleroma heteromallum

Pleroma heteromallum

Also known as

Tibouchina heteromalla

Taxonomy

Pleroma heteromallum
Pleroma
Melastomataceae
Myrtales

How to care for Pleroma heteromallum

Water

How often to water your Pleroma heteromallum

Water needs for Pleroma heteromallum
0.5 cups
every 9

Pleroma heteromallum needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

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 Pleroma heteromallum

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for None in your home

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

Pleroma heteromallum love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Pleroma heteromallum does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Pleroma heteromallum in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Pleroma heteromallum

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

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Pleroma heteromallum is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!


Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Toxicity
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Pleroma heteromallum

Pleroma heteromallum

Pleroma heteromallum


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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