Plant Care Alstroemeria psittacina
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Alstroemeria psittacina

Taxonomy

Alstroemeria psittacina
Alstroemeria
Alstroemeriaceae
Liliales

How to care for Alstroemeria psittacina

Water

How often to water your Alstroemeria psittacina

Water needs for Alstroemeria psittacina
0.5 cups
every 9

Alstroemeria psittacina 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.

Calculate water needs of Alstroemeria psittacina

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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

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Finding light for None in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Alstroemeria psittacina: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Alstroemeria psittacina love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Alstroemeria psittacina does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Alstroemeria psittacina in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Alstroemeria psittacina

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

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Care Summary for Alstroemeria psittacina

Alstroemeria psittacina

Alstroemeria psittacina


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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