Also known as
beach cabbage, sea lettuce, beach naupaka, naupaka kahakai, magoo, merambong, bapaceda or papatjeda, ngahu, Scaevola sericea and Scaevola sericea
How to care for beach cabbage
beach cabbage 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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beach cabbage love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
beach cabbage does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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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 beach cabbage after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.