Plant Care Amaranthus deflexus
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Amaranthus deflexus

Taxonomy

Amaranthus deflexus
Amaranthus
Amaranthaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Amaranthus deflexus

Water

How often to water your Amaranthus deflexus

Water needs for Amaranthus deflexus
0.5 cups
every 9

Amaranthus deflexus 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 Amaranthus deflexus

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 Amaranthus deflexus: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Amaranthus deflexus love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Amaranthus deflexus does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Amaranthus deflexus

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

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Care Summary for Amaranthus deflexus

Amaranthus deflexus

Amaranthus deflexus


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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