Plant Care whitetip nightshade

whitetip nightshade

Also known as

whitetip nightshade and velvety nightshade

Taxonomy

Solanum chenopodioides
Solanum
Solanaceae
Solanales

How to care for whitetip nightshade

Water

How often to water your whitetip nightshade

Water needs for whitetip nightshade
0.5 cups
every 9

whitetip nightshade 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.

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 whitetip nightshade in your home

Light needs and placement for plant whitetip nightshade: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

whitetip nightshade love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

whitetip nightshade does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize whitetip nightshade

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

Care Summary for whitetip nightshade

whitetip nightshade


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft 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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