Plant Care Texas Tubrose

Texas Tubrose

Also known as

False Aloe, Spice Lily and Mangave Pineapple Express


Manfreda Maculosa

How to care for Texas Tubrose


How often to water your Texas Tubrose

Water needs for Texas Tubrose
0.5 cups
every 12

Texas Tubrose 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 Texas Tubrose

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Texas Tubrose in your home

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

Texas Tubrose love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Texas Tubrose does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Texas Tubrose

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern

Care Summary for Texas Tubrose

Texas Tubrose

Texas Tubrose

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.

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