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 Sacramento, California.

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 Sacramento, California

Sacramento, California

36% Very Low

Growing Astroloba congesta in Sacramento right now

Light needs for plant Astroloba congesta in Sacramento, California

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

January 29th, 2023

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

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

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Light needs for plant Astroloba congesta in Sacramento, California

Sunlight will increase by 34.1% ☀️

January 30th, 2023

Sacramento is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Sacramento is expected to increase by 34.1% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.4 megajoules of energy pe…

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Light needs for plant Astroloba congesta in Sacramento, California

Daylight will increase by 1.0 hours 📈

January 30th, 2023

This month, Sacramento is getting an average of 7.8 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 10.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.5 total hours of …

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

Astroloba congesta does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

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