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 (nearly!) a 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 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 having large, lush leaves with only 8 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 located in Miami, Florida.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
January 24th, 2022
Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in Miami is currently medium 👌.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determining…
January 25th, 2022
Miami is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Miami is expected to increase by 16.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 12.5 megajoules of energy per m2 per d…
January 24th, 2022
This month, Miami is getting an average of 7.5 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 4.4% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.9 total hours of daylig…
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 keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Miami, Florida ⛅.
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.
January 21st, 2022
The growing potential in Miami 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 p…
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