Plant Care Asclepias glaucescens

Asclepias glaucescens

Taxonomy

Asclepias glaucescens
Asclepias
Apocynaceae
Gentianales

How to care for Asclepias glaucescens

Water

How often to water your Asclepias glaucescens

Water needs for Asclepias glaucescens
0.5 cups
every 9

Asclepias glaucescens 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 None in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Asclepias glaucescens: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Asclepias glaucescens love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Asclepias glaucescens does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Asclepias glaucescens

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

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Care Summary for Asclepias glaucescens

Asclepias glaucescens


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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