Plant Care Astridia velutina

Astridia velutina

Also known as

Astridia blanda


Astridia velutina

How to care for Astridia velutina


How often to water your Astridia velutina

Water needs for Astridia velutina
0.5 cups
every 12

Astridia velutina needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 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 Astridia velutina

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Astridia velutina in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Astridia velutina: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Astridia velutina love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Astridia velutina does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Astridia velutina

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

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Care Summary for Astridia velutina

Astridia velutina

Astridia velutina

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 1ft from a window


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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