Plant Care Ají dulce

Ají dulce

Taxonomy

Capsicum chinense 'Ají dulce'
Capsicum
Solanaceae
Solanales

How to care for Ají dulce

Water

How often to water your Ají dulce

Water needs for Ají dulce
0.5 cups
every 9

Ají dulce needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Houston, Texas.

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 Ají dulce

Water 0.5 cups every
9

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 Ají dulce in Houston, Texas

Houston, Texas

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Growing Ají dulce in Houston right now

Light needs for plant Ají dulce in Houston, Texas

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

December 6th, 2022

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

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

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Light needs for plant Ají dulce in Houston, Texas

Sunlight will decrease by 17.5% ☀️

December 6th, 2022

Houston is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Houston is expected to decrease by 17.5% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.9 megajoules of energy per m2 per …

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Light needs for plant Ají dulce in Houston, Texas

Daylight will decrease by 0.6 hours 📉

December 6th, 2022

This month, Houston is getting an average of 8.6 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 5.8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.1 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for Ají dulce in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Ají dulce: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Ají dulce 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 Houston, Texas ⛅.

Ají dulce does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Ají dulce

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

When to repot Ají dulce

Nutrient needs for plant Ají dulce in Houston, Texas

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

December 6th, 2022

The growing potential in Houston 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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Care Summary for Ají dulce

Ají dulce

Ají dulce


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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