Plant Care Carruthers' Falseface

Carruthers' Falseface

Also known as

Jacob's-coat, false eranthemum and purple false eranthemum

Taxonomy

Pseuderanthemum carruthersii
Pseuderanthemum
Acanthaceae
Lamiales

How to care for Carruthers' Falseface

Water

How often to water your Carruthers' Falseface

Water needs for Carruthers' Falseface
0.5 cups
every 9

Carruthers' Falseface 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 Carruthers' Falseface

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Carruthers' Falseface in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Carruthers' Falseface: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Carruthers' Falseface 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.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Carruthers' Falseface

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

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Care Summary for Carruthers' Falseface

Carruthers' Falseface

Carruthers' Falseface


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft 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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