Plant Care Astroloba congesta

Astroloba congesta

Taxonomy

Astroloba congesta
Astroloba
Asphodelaceae
Asparagales

How to care for Astroloba congesta

Water

How often to water your Astroloba congesta

Water needs for Astroloba congesta
0.5 cups
every 12

Astroloba congesta needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Boston, Massachusetts.

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 Astroloba congesta

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

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

Plant care guide for Astroloba congesta in Boston, Massachusetts

Boston, Massachusetts

27% Very Low

Growing Astroloba congesta in Boston right now

Light needs for plant Astroloba congesta in Boston, Massachusetts

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

January 18th, 2022

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

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

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Light needs for plant Astroloba congesta in Boston, Massachusetts

Sunlight will increase by 26.5% ☀️

January 18th, 2022

Boston is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Boston is expected to increase by 26.5% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 7.4 megajoules of energy per m2 per …

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Light needs for plant Astroloba congesta in Boston, Massachusetts

Daylight will increase by 0.7 hours 📈

January 18th, 2022

This month, Boston is getting an average of 6.3 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.8 total hours of daylight…

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Finding light for Astroloba congesta in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Astroloba congesta: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Astroloba congesta may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Boston, Massachusetts ⛅.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Astroloba congesta

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

When to repot Astroloba congesta

Nutrient needs for plant Astroloba congesta in Boston, Massachusetts

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

January 18th, 2022

The growing potential in Boston is very low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to r…

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Care Summary for Astroloba congesta

Astroloba congesta

Astroloba congesta


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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