Plant Care Devilsbit

Devilsbit

About Devilsbit

Devilsbit is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in abundant sunlight ☀ and should be less than 3 feet from a window.

Taxonomy

Succisa pratensis
Succisa
Caprifoliaceae
Dipsacales

Also known as

Devil's-bit

How to care for Devilsbit

Water

How often to water your Devilsbit

Water needs for Devilsbit
0.5 cups
every 9

Devilsbit needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Jacksonville, Florida.

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 Devilsbit

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Devilsbit in Jacksonville, Florida

Jacksonville, Florida

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Growing Devilsbit in Jacksonville right now

Light needs for plant Devilsbit in Jacksonville, Florida

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

February 5th, 2023

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Jacksonville is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in dete…

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Light needs for plant Devilsbit in Jacksonville, Florida

Sunlight will increase by 27.2% ☀️

February 4th, 2023

Jacksonville is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Jacksonville is expected to increase by 27.2% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 12.6 megajoules of energ…

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Light needs for plant Devilsbit in Jacksonville, Florida

Daylight will increase by 0.8 hours 📈

February 5th, 2023

This month, Jacksonville is getting an average of 7.6 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 8.2% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 11.1 total hours of…

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Finding light for Devilsbit in your home

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

Devilsbit may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Jacksonville, Florida ⛅.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Devilsbit

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

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Care Summary for Devilsbit

Devilsbit

Devilsbit


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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