Plant Care Verbesina Encelioides

Verbesina Encelioides

Also known as

Golden Crownbeard, Golden Crownbeard, golden crownbeard, gold weed, wild sunflower, cowpen daisy, butter daisy, crown-beard, American dogweed and South African daisy


Verbesina encelioides

How to care for Verbesina Encelioides


How often to water your Verbesina Encelioides

Water needs for Verbesina Encelioides
0.5 cups
every 9

Verbesina Encelioides needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Philadelphia, 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 Verbesina Encelioides

Water 0.5 cups every

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Plant care guide for Verbesina Encelioides in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

32% Very Low

Growing Verbesina Encelioides in Philadelphia right now

Light needs for plant Verbesina Encelioides in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

February 5th, 2023

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Philadelphia 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 Verbesina Encelioides in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Sunlight will increase by 44.9% ☀️

February 8th, 2023

Philadelphia is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Philadelphia is expected to increase by 44.9% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.1 megajoules of energ…

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Light needs for plant Verbesina Encelioides in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Daylight will increase by 1.3 hours 📈

February 7th, 2023

This month, Philadelphia is getting an average of 6.7 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 13.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.7 total hours o…

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Finding light for Golden Crownbeard in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Verbesina Encelioides: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Verbesina Encelioides 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 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ⛅.

Verbesina Encelioides does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize Verbesina Encelioides

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern

Care Summary for Verbesina Encelioides

Verbesina Encelioides

Verbesina Encelioides

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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