Plant Care Black Mamba

Black Mamba

Taxonomy

Petunia 'Crazytunia Black Mamba'
Petunia
Solanaceae
Solanales

How to care for Black Mamba

Water

How often to water your Black Mamba

Water needs for Black Mamba
0.5 cups
every 9

Black Mamba needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Tucson, 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 Black Mamba

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 Black Mamba in Tucson, Arizona

Tucson, Arizona

60% Medium

Finding light for Black Mamba in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Black Mamba: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Black Mamba love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Black Mamba does not tolerate low light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Black Mamba

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

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Care Summary for Black Mamba

Black Mamba

Black Mamba


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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