Plant Care Florist's gloxinia
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Florist's gloxinia

Also known as

Gloxinia and Brazilian gloxinia

Taxonomy

Sinningia speciosa
Sinningia
Gesneriaceae
Lamiales

How to care for Florist's gloxinia

Water

How often to water your Florist's gloxinia

Water needs for Florist's gloxinia
0.5 cups
every 9

Florist's gloxinia 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 Florist's gloxinia

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Florist's gloxinia in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Florist's gloxinia: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Florist's gloxinia can tolerate being far from a window and light source.

Place it less than 6 feet from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Florist's gloxinia in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Florist's gloxinia

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Florist's gloxinia: 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 Florist's gloxinia after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Florist's gloxinia can be challenging to care for, according to some plant parents. Check out the reviews down below to learn from their experiences!


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Care Summary for Florist's gloxinia

Florist's gloxinia

Florist's gloxinia


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 6ft 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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