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 Phoenix, Arizona.

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 Phoenix, Arizona

Phoenix, Arizona

60% Medium

Growing Ají dulce in Phoenix right now

Light needs for plant Ají dulce in Phoenix, Arizona

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

November 27th, 2022

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Phoenix 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 Phoenix, Arizona

Sunlight will decrease by 23.5% ☀️

November 27th, 2022

Phoenix is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Phoenix is expected to decrease by 23.5% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.2 megajoules of energy per m2 per…

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Light needs for plant Ají dulce in Phoenix, Arizona

Daylight will decrease by 1.0 hours 📉

November 26th, 2022

This month, Phoenix is getting an average of 10.7 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 8.9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.8 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 maximize the potential for growth.

Ají dulce does not tolerate low light 🚫.

Phoenix, Arizona currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample 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.

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

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