Plant Care Desert sand-verbena

Desert sand-verbena

Also known as

Desert sand-verbena and Chaparral sand-verbena

Taxonomy

Abronia villosa
Abronia
Nyctaginaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Desert sand-verbena

Water

How often to water your Desert sand-verbena

Water needs for Desert sand-verbena
0.5 cups
every 9

Desert sand-verbena 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

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Desert sand-verbena in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Desert sand-verbena: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Desert sand-verbena love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Desert sand-verbena does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Desert sand-verbena in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Desert sand-verbena

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

FAQs
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Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Desert sand-verbena

Desert sand-verbena


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft 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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