Plant Care Elk Antlers

Elk Antlers

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Elk Antlers has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

About Elk Antlers

Elk Antlers is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs very little water to thrive. They do best in abundant sunlight ☀ and should be less than 3 feet from a window.

Plant parents describe this plant as a fast grower and being a survivor with only 2 being grown with Greg around the world. Check out the reviews below for more details!🌟

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

Taxonomy

Senecio 'Elk Antlers'
Senecio
Asteraceae
Asterales

How to care for Elk Antlers

Water

How often to water your Elk Antlers

Water needs for Elk Antlers
0.5 cups
every 12

Elk Antlers needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in San Jose, 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 Elk Antlers

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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 Elk Antlers in San Jose, California

San Jose, California

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Growing Elk Antlers in San Jose right now

Light needs for plant Elk Antlers in San Jose, California

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

November 27th, 2021

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

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

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Light needs for plant Elk Antlers in San Jose, California

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 27.4% ☀️

November 28th, 2021

San Jose is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in San Jose is expected to decrease by 27.4% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.7 megajoules of energy per m2 pe…

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Light needs for plant Elk Antlers in San Jose, California

Daylight will decrease by 1.1 hours 📉

November 27th, 2021

This month, San Jose is getting an average of 10.2 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 10.3% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.5 total hours of da…

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Finding light for Elk Antlers in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Elk Antlers: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Elk Antlers may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in San Jose, California ⛅.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Elk Antlers

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

When to repot Elk Antlers

Nutrient needs for plant Elk Antlers in San Jose, California

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

November 27th, 2021

The growing potential in San Jose 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 repo…

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Care Summary for Elk Antlers

Elk Antlers

Elk Antlers


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

What other plant parents say

Elk Antlers has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Elk Antlers has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Laura avatar
@Laura
leaf-1 94 Plants
xp 2,291 XP
globe Lake Jackson, Texas
08/06/2021

Love my elk antlers so much!! They grow fast and are super adorable!

Fast grower Fast grower
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