Plant Care Tupidanthus Calyptratus

Tupidanthus Calyptratus

Also known as

Mallet Flower, Mallet Flower, Schefflera pueckleri and Umbrella Tree


Tupidanthus calyptratus

How to care for Tupidanthus Calyptratus


How often to water your Tupidanthus Calyptratus

Water needs for Tupidanthus Calyptratus
0.5 cups
every 9

Tupidanthus Calyptratus needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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 Tupidanthus Calyptratus

Water 0.5 cups every

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

Plant care guide for Tupidanthus Calyptratus in New Orleans, Louisiana

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Growing Tupidanthus Calyptratus in New Orleans right now

Light needs for plant Tupidanthus Calyptratus in New Orleans, Louisiana

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

December 8th, 2021

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

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

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Light needs for plant Tupidanthus Calyptratus in New Orleans, Louisiana

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 16.4% ☀️

December 9th, 2021

New Orleans is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in New Orleans is expected to decrease by 16.4% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.1 megajoules of energy pe…

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Light needs for plant Tupidanthus Calyptratus in New Orleans, Louisiana

Daylight will decrease by 0.6 hours 📉

December 8th, 2021

This month, New Orleans is getting an average of 8.8 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 5.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.1 total hours of …

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Finding light for Mallet Flower in your home

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

Tupidanthus Calyptratus 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 New Orleans, Louisiana ⛅.


How to fertilize Tupidanthus Calyptratus

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

When to repot Tupidanthus Calyptratus

Nutrient needs for plant Tupidanthus Calyptratus in New Orleans, Louisiana

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

December 7th, 2021

The growing potential in New Orleans is medium 👌.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot…

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Care Summary for Tupidanthus Calyptratus

Tupidanthus Calyptratus

Tupidanthus Calyptratus

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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