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 Oakland, California.

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
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 Oakland, California

Oakland, California

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Growing Astroloba congesta in Oakland right now

Light needs for plant Astroloba congesta in Oakland, California

Plant growth potential is currently very high 📈

June 28th, 2022

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Oakland is currently very high 📈. The plant growth potential in your area is currently at its peak! 🌿

The availability of high quality sunlight…

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Light needs for plant Astroloba congesta in Oakland, California

Sunlight will increase by 1.5% ☀️

June 29th, 2022

Oakland is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Oakland is expected to increase by 1.5% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 23.7 megajoules of energy per m2 pe…

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Light needs for plant Astroloba congesta in Oakland, California

Daylight will increase by 0.1 hours 📈

June 29th, 2022

This month, Oakland is getting an average of 14.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 0.7% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 14.4 total hours of day…

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Finding light for Astroloba congesta in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Astroloba congesta: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Astroloba congesta love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth during this time of higher sunlight intensity in Oakland, California ☀️.

This is a great time to watch your Astroloba congesta thrive 🌿!

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.

FAQs
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Care Summary for Astroloba congesta

Astroloba congesta

Astroloba congesta


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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