Plant Care Ptilotus Exaltatus

Ptilotus Exaltatus

Also known as

Pink Mulla Mulla, Pink Mulla Mulla and Tall mulla mulla


Ptilotus exaltatus

How to care for Ptilotus Exaltatus


How often to water your Ptilotus Exaltatus

Water needs for Ptilotus Exaltatus
0.5 cups
every 9

Ptilotus Exaltatus 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 Ptilotus Exaltatus

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Pink Mulla Mulla in your home

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

Ptilotus Exaltatus love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Ptilotus Exaltatus does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Ptilotus Exaltatus

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

Water Needs
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Care Summary for Ptilotus Exaltatus

Ptilotus Exaltatus

Ptilotus Exaltatus

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


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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