Polka Dot Plant
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About Polka Dot Plant
The polka dot plant is a small, charismatic houseplant that can be found in a variety of colors ranging from white, to pink, red, and purple. With excellent care, you may be able to get them to blossom! They produce delightful small pink flowers when given enough sunlight. 🌸
How to care for Polka Dot Plant
Polka Dot Plant needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Boise, Idaho.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
November 28th, 2021
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Boise is currently very low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determ…
November 29th, 2021
Boise is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Boise is expected to decrease by 33.9% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 6.3 megajoules of energy per m2 per day!…
November 28th, 2021
This month, Boise is getting an average of 9.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 13.6% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 8.8 total hours of daylig…
Polka Dot Plant 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 Boise, Idaho ⛅.
Polka Dot Plant does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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 Polka Dot Plant after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.