Plant Care Beechwood sickener

Beechwood sickener

Also known as

Beechwood sickener and Russula mairei

Taxonomy

Russula nobilis
Russula
Russulaceae
Russulales

How to care for Beechwood sickener

Water

How often to water your Beechwood sickener

Water needs for Beechwood sickener
0.5 cups
every 9

Beechwood sickener 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.

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 Beechwood sickener in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Beechwood sickener: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Beechwood sickener 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 Beechwood sickener

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

Care Summary for Beechwood sickener

Beechwood sickener


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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