Plant Care Argentine Senna

Argentine Senna

Also known as

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


Senna corymbosa

How to care for Argentine Senna


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 located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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

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Plant care guide for Argentine Senna in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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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 ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ⛅.

Argentine Senna does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


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.

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Care Summary for Argentine Senna

Argentine Senna

Argentine Senna

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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