Plant Care Carolina Wild Petunia

Carolina Wild Petunia

Taxonomy

Ruellia caroliniensis
Ruellia
Acanthaceae
Lamiales

How to care for Carolina Wild Petunia

Water

How often to water your Carolina Wild Petunia

Water needs for Carolina Wild Petunia
0.5 cups
every 9

Carolina Wild Petunia 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 Carolina Wild Petunia

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Carolina Wild Petunia in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Carolina Wild Petunia: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Carolina Wild Petunia love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Carolina Wild Petunia does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Carolina Wild Petunia in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Carolina Wild Petunia

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

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Carolina Wild Petunia is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!


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Care Summary for Carolina Wild Petunia

Carolina Wild Petunia

Carolina Wild Petunia


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft 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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