Plant Care Argentine senna

Argentine senna

Also known as

Argentine senna, buttercup bush, flowering senna, Texas flowery senna and tree senna

Taxonomy

Senna corymbosa
Senna
Fabaceae
Fabales

How to care for Argentine senna

Water

How often to water your Argentine senna

Water needs for Argentine senna
0.5 cups
every 9

Argentine senna needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 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.

Calculate water needs of Argentine senna

Water 0.5 cups every
9

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.

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Finding light for Argentine senna in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Argentine senna: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Argentine senna love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Argentine senna does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Argentine senna in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Argentine senna

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

FAQs
Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Toxicity
Soil

Care Summary for Argentine senna

Argentine senna

Argentine senna


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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