Plant Care Black Bells

Black Bells

Taxonomy

Stapelia leendertzia
Stapelia
Apocynaceae
Gentianales

How to care for Black Bells

Water

How often to water your Black Bells

Water needs for Black Bells
0.5 cups
every 9

Black Bells needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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 Black Bells

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Plant care guide for Black Bells in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Finding light for Black Bells in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Black Bells: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Black Bells love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania ⛅.

Black Bells does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Black Bells

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

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Care Summary for Black Bells

Black Bells

Black Bells


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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