Plant Care Billy Buttons

Billy Buttons

Taxonomy

Pycnosorus globosus
Pycnosorus
Asteraceae
Asterales

How to care for Billy Buttons

Water

How often to water your Billy Buttons

Water needs for Billy Buttons
0.5 cups
every 9

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

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Water 0.5 cups every
9

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Billy Buttons in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Billy Buttons: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Billy Buttons 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 Billy Buttons

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

Care Summary for Billy Buttons

Billy Buttons


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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