About Black Knight
Black Knight is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs very little water to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.
Black Knight likes soil that is extremely well-draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.
Echeveria affinis 'Black Knight'
How to care for Black Knight
Black Knight needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
January 25th, 2022
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Pittsburgh is currently very low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in d…
January 25th, 2022
Pittsburgh is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Pittsburgh is expected to increase by 32.9% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.1 megajoules of energy per…
January 24th, 2022
This month, Pittsburgh is getting an average of 5.8 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 9.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.1 total hours of d…
Black Knight 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 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania ⛅.
Black Knight does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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 Knight after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
January 21st, 2022
The growing potential in Pittsburgh is very low 📉.
Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.
It's best …