Plant Care Setcreasea pallida 'Purple Heart'

Setcreasea pallida 'Purple Heart'

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Taxonomy

Setcreasea pallida 'Purple Heart'
Setcreasea
Commelinaceae
Commelinales

How to care for Setcreasea pallida 'Purple Heart'

Water

How often to water your Setcreasea pallida 'Purple Heart'

Water needs for Setcreasea pallida 'Purple Heart'
0.5 cups
every 9

Setcreasea pallida 'Purple Heart' 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 Setcreasea pallida 'Purple Heart'

Water 0.5 cups every
9

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Setcreasea pallida 'Purple Heart' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Setcreasea pallida 'Purple Heart': 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Setcreasea pallida 'Purple Heart' 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.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Setcreasea pallida 'Purple Heart'

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Setcreasea pallida 'Purple Heart': 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 Setcreasea pallida 'Purple Heart' after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Setcreasea pallida 'Purple Heart'

Setcreasea pallida 'Purple Heart'

Setcreasea pallida 'Purple Heart'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft 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.

What other plant parents say

Setcreasea pallida 'Purple Heart' has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Setcreasea pallida 'Purple Heart' has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
Blacklily96 avatar
@Blacklily96
leaf-1 17 Plants
xp 542 XP
07/05/2021

Idk what happened but my plant started off purple and changed to a more green color but I do have it closer to my window but it has been growing very fast but the purple variegation died off

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