Plant Care collared annual lupine

collared annual lupine

About collared annual lupine

collared annual lupine is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

collared annual lupine likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Taxonomy

Lupinus truncatus
Lupinus
Fabaceae
Fabales

How to care for collared annual lupine

Water

How often to water your collared annual lupine

Water needs for collared annual lupine
0.5 cups
every 9

collared annual lupine needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in San Antonio, Texas.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

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 collared annual lupine in San Antonio, Texas

San Antonio, Texas

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Growing collared annual lupine in San Antonio right now

Light needs for plant collared annual lupine in San Antonio, Texas

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

January 23rd, 2022

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

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

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Light needs for plant collared annual lupine in San Antonio, Texas

Sunlight will increase by 18.5% ☀️

January 24th, 2022

San Antonio is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in San Antonio is expected to increase by 18.5% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 11.4 megajoules of energy …

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Light needs for plant collared annual lupine in San Antonio, Texas

Daylight will increase by 0.5 hours 📈

January 23rd, 2022

This month, San Antonio is getting an average of 7.2 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 5.3% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.8 total hours of …

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Finding light for collared annual lupine in your home

Light needs and placement for plant collared annual lupine: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

collared annual lupine 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 San Antonio, Texas ⛅.

collared annual lupine does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize collared annual lupine

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

When to repot collared annual lupine

Nutrient needs for plant collared annual lupine in San Antonio, Texas

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

January 21st, 2022

The growing potential in San Antonio is 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 to r…

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Care Summary for collared annual lupine

collared annual lupine


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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