How to care for Acanthus spinosus
Acanthus spinosus needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Acanthus spinosus love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Acanthus spinosus does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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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 Acanthus spinosus after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.