Plant Care Bracted Fanpetals

Bracted Fanpetals

About Bracted Fanpetals

Bracted Fanpetals is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Bracted Fanpetals likes soil that is well draining. You may want to supplement with a gentle, organic fertilizer throughout the peak growing season.


Sida ciliaris

Also known as

bracted sida, fringed fanpetals, fringed sida and salmon sida

How to care for Bracted Fanpetals


How often to water your Bracted Fanpetals

Water needs for Bracted Fanpetals
0.5 cups
every 9

Bracted Fanpetals 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 Bracted Fanpetals

Water 0.5 cups every

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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 Bracted Fanpetals in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Bracted Fanpetals: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Bracted Fanpetals love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Bracted Fanpetals does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Bracted Fanpetals

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

Water Needs
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Care Summary for Bracted Fanpetals

Bracted Fanpetals

Bracted Fanpetals

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


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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