Plant Care Showy Medinilla
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Showy Medinilla

Also known as

Rose Grape

Taxonomy

Medinilla magnifica
Medinilla
Melastomataceae
Myrtales

How to care for Showy Medinilla

Water

How often to water your Showy Medinilla

Water needs for Showy Medinilla
0.5 cups
every 9

Showy Medinilla 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 Showy Medinilla

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Showy Medinilla in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Showy Medinilla: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Showy Medinilla 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 Showy Medinilla

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

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Showy Medinilla is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!


Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Showy Medinilla

Showy Medinilla

Showy Medinilla


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.

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