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 Fort Worth, Texas.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
January 30th, 2023
Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in Fort Worth is currently medium 👌.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determ…
January 27th, 2023
Fort Worth is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Fort Worth is expected to increase by 24.5% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.8 megajoules of energy pe…
January 31st, 2023
This month, Fort Worth is getting an average of 7.1 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 8.2% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.8 total hours of d…
Polka Dot Plant may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.
Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Fort Worth, Texas ⛅.
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.
January 29th, 2023
The growing potential in Fort Worth is low 📉.
Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.
It's best to re…