Plant Care Hesperaloe


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Hesperaloe has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Hesperaloe has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily


Hesperaloe Parviflora, Red Yucca

How to care for Hesperaloe


How often to water your Hesperaloe

Water needs for Hesperaloe
0.5 cups
every 12

Hesperaloe needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

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 Hesperaloe

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Hesperaloe in your home

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

Hesperaloe love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Hesperaloe does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Hesperaloe in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Hesperaloe

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Hesperaloe



Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

What other plant parents say

Hesperaloe has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 3
Hesperaloe has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 2
Hesperaloe has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
Al.orag17 avatar
leaf-1 4 Plants
xp 226 XP
globe Westminster, Colorado

💧• Water Every 1-2 Weeks
🌞• Prefer A Bright, Sunny Location
🍃• Typically Spreads On It’s Own Through Self-Seeding, Or It’s Grown From Seeds Or Propagated By Clump Division
🐶• Can Be Toxic To Dogs

Survivor Survivor
Browns easily Browns easily
Laura avatar
leaf-1 95 Plants
xp 1,755 XP
globe Lake Jackson, Texas

Such a pretty and simple little one. Love her so!

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