Kiersten lives in New Orleans, LA and graduated with her masters degree in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from Tulane University in 2019.
She has conducted or assisted on research studies covering trees such as the bald cypress, swamp maple, and water tupelo, as well as important marsh grasses including Juncus, Spartina, and Phragmites.
Kiersten is a certified Louisiana Master Naturalist and regularly volunteers with local community gardens and nonprofits to help restore critical ecosystems along the Gulf Coast.
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About Kilimanjaro Plant
Kilimanjaro Plant is a relatively 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 having large, lush leaves with only 22 being grown with Greg around the world. Check out the reviews below for more details!🌟
Kilimanjaro Plant likes soil that is extremely well-draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.
How to care for Kilimanjaro Plant
Kilimanjaro Plant needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 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.
Kilimanjaro Plant 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.
Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Kilimanjaro Plant in your home 🏡.
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 Kilimanjaro Plant after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
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