Plant Care Asclepias glaucescens

Asclepias glaucescens

About Asclepias glaucescens

Asclepias glaucescens is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Asclepias glaucescens likes soil that is good at retaining moisture. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.


Asclepias glaucescens

How to care for Asclepias glaucescens


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 located in Edmond, Oklahoma.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

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

Plant care guide for Asclepias glaucescens in Edmond, Oklahoma

Edmond, Oklahoma

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Growing Asclepias glaucescens in Edmond right now

Light needs for plant Asclepias glaucescens in Edmond, Oklahoma

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

November 22nd, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Edmond is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determinin…

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Light needs for plant Asclepias glaucescens in Edmond, Oklahoma

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 26.7% ☀️

November 25th, 2021

Edmond is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Edmond is expected to decrease by 26.7% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.9 megajoules of energy per m2 per da…

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Light needs for plant Asclepias glaucescens in Edmond, Oklahoma

Daylight will decrease by 1.1 hours 📉

November 25th, 2021

This month, Edmond is getting an average of 9.7 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 9.9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.6 total hours of daylig…

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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 ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Edmond, Oklahoma ⛅.

Asclepias glaucescens does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


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.

When to repot Asclepias glaucescens

Nutrient needs for plant Asclepias glaucescens in Edmond, Oklahoma

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

November 22nd, 2021

The growing potential in Edmond is medium 👌.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot any …

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Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern

Care Summary for Asclepias glaucescens

Asclepias glaucescens

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Edmond, Oklahoma, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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