Plant Care Strobilanthes cusia

Strobilanthes cusia

Taxonomy

Strobilanthes cusia
Strobilanthes
Acanthaceae
Lamiales

How to care for Strobilanthes cusia

Water

How often to water your Strobilanthes cusia

Water needs for Strobilanthes cusia
0.5 cups
every 9

Strobilanthes cusia 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

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5"
Light

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Finding light for None in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Strobilanthes cusia: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Strobilanthes cusia 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 Strobilanthes cusia

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

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Care Summary for Strobilanthes cusia

Strobilanthes cusia


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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