Bristly Matilija Poppy
Also known as
bristly Matilija poppy and hairy Matilija poppy
How to care for Bristly Matilija Poppy
How often to water your Bristly Matilija Poppy
Bristly Matilija Poppy needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in San Antonio, Texas.
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Water 0.5 cups every
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San Antonio, Texas
Finding light for Bristly Matilija Poppy in your home
Bristly Matilija Poppy love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Bristly Matilija Poppy does not tolerate low light 🚫.
San Antonio, Texas currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.
How to fertilize Bristly Matilija Poppy
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 Bristly Matilija Poppy after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
Bristly Matilija Poppy prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
Bristly Matilija Poppy requires abundant, bright and direct light. Place it less than one foot from a window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.
Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.
If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.
Bristly Matilija Poppy will branch off as it grows. To encourage branching, pinch off the newest growth at the tip and the stem will branch off into two.
Care Summary for Bristly Matilija Poppy
Bristly Matilija Poppy
0.5 cups every 9 days
< 1ft from a window
Repot after 2x growth
Based on your location in San Antonio, Texas, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.