Plant Care October Daphne

October Daphne

About October Daphne

October Daphne is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs very little water to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

October Daphne likes soil that is extremely well-draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.


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How to care for October Daphne


How often to water your October Daphne

Water needs for October Daphne
0.5 cups
every 12

October Daphne needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Oakland, California.

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 October Daphne

Water 0.5 cups every

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Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for October Daphne in Oakland, California

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Growing October Daphne in Oakland right now

Light needs for plant October Daphne in Oakland, California

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

December 2nd, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Oakland is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determini…

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Light needs for plant October Daphne in Oakland, California

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 24.2% ☀️

December 4th, 2021

Oakland is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Oakland is expected to decrease by 24.2% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.3 megajoules of energy per m2 per …

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Light needs for plant October Daphne in Oakland, California

Daylight will decrease by 0.9 hours 📉

December 4th, 2021

This month, Oakland is getting an average of 9.8 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 8.9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.4 total hours of dayli…

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Finding light for October Daphne in your home

Light needs and placement for plant October Daphne: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

October Daphne love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Oakland, California ⛅.

October Daphne does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize October Daphne

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

When to repot October Daphne

Nutrient needs for plant October Daphne in Oakland, California

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

December 5th, 2021

The growing potential in Oakland is low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to repot…

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Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for October Daphne

October Daphne

October Daphne

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Oakland, California, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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