Plant Care Senecio esleri

Senecio esleri

About Senecio esleri

Senecio esleri 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.

Senecio esleri 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 esleri
Senecio
Asteraceae
Asterales

How to care for Senecio esleri

Water

How often to water your Senecio esleri

Water needs for Senecio esleri
0.5 cups
every 12

Senecio esleri needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Baltimore, Maryland.

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
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 Senecio esleri in Baltimore, Maryland

Baltimore, Maryland

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Growing Senecio esleri in Baltimore right now

Light needs for plant Senecio esleri in Baltimore, Maryland

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

December 8th, 2021

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

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

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Light needs for plant Senecio esleri in Baltimore, Maryland

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 23.2% ☀️

December 8th, 2021

Baltimore is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Baltimore is expected to decrease by 23.2% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 7.2 megajoules of energy per m2

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Light needs for plant Senecio esleri in Baltimore, Maryland

Daylight will decrease by 0.9 hours 📉

December 7th, 2021

This month, Baltimore is getting an average of 8.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 8.7% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.2 total hours of day…

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Finding light for None in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Senecio esleri: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Senecio esleri 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 Baltimore, Maryland ⛅.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Senecio esleri

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

When to repot Senecio esleri

Nutrient needs for plant Senecio esleri in Baltimore, Maryland

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

December 5th, 2021

The growing potential in Baltimore is very 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 t…

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Care Summary for Senecio esleri

Senecio esleri


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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