Plant Care Kilimanjaro Plant

Kilimanjaro Plant

Reviewed by: | Last Updated: 11/05/2021

3.0 out of 5 (2 experiences)

Kilimanjaro Plant has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Kilimanjaro Plant has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves

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 14 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.

Taxonomy

Senecio 'Kilimanjaro'
Senecio
Asteraceae
Asterales

How to care for Kilimanjaro Plant

Water

How often to water your Kilimanjaro Plant

Water needs for Kilimanjaro Plant
0.5 cups
every 12

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 San Francisco, 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 Kilimanjaro Plant

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 Kilimanjaro Plant in San Francisco, California

San Francisco, California

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Growing Kilimanjaro Plant in San Francisco right now

Light needs for plant Kilimanjaro Plant in San Francisco, California

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

December 3rd, 2022

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

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

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Light needs for plant Kilimanjaro Plant in San Francisco, California

Sunlight will decrease by 25.1% ☀️

December 2nd, 2022

San Francisco is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in San Francisco is expected to decrease by 25.1% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.2 megajoules of energy…

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Light needs for plant Kilimanjaro Plant in San Francisco, California

Daylight will decrease by 0.9 hours 📉

December 3rd, 2022

This month, San Francisco is getting an average of 9.5 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 9.1% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.4 total hours of…

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Finding light for Kilimanjaro Plant in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Kilimanjaro Plant: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

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 San Francisco, California ⛅.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Kilimanjaro Plant

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

When to repot Kilimanjaro Plant

Nutrient needs for plant Kilimanjaro Plant in San Francisco, California

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

December 3rd, 2022

The growing potential in San Francisco 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…

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Care Summary for Kilimanjaro Plant

Kilimanjaro Plant

Kilimanjaro Plant


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

What other plant parents say

Kilimanjaro Plant has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Kilimanjaro Plant has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Hillary avatar
@Hillary
leaf-1 12 Plants
xp 182 XP
globe Bend, OR
12/03/2021

Threaten with watering once a month but don’t actually do it. They will grow just by looking at you watering other plants. I live in a high desert area and thought watering once every 12 days was a good idea. It. Is. Not.

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