Plant Care Mangave 'Pineapple Express'
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Mangave 'Pineapple Express'

Taxonomy

Mangave 'Pineapple Express'
Mangave
Asparagaceae
Asparagales

How to care for Mangave 'Pineapple Express'

Water

How often to water your Mangave 'Pineapple Express'

Water needs for Mangave 'Pineapple Express'
0.5 cups
every 12

Mangave 'Pineapple Express' needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Dallas, Texas.

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 Mangave 'Pineapple Express'

Water 0.5 cups every
12

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 Mangave 'Pineapple Express' in Dallas, Texas

Dallas, Texas

75% High

Growing Mangave 'Pineapple Express' in Dallas right now

Light needs for plant Mangave 'Pineapple Express' in Dallas, Texas

Plant growth potential is currently medium 👌

October 22nd, 2021

Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in Dallas is currently medium 👌.

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

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Light needs for plant Mangave 'Pineapple Express' in Dallas, Texas

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 28.2% ☀️

October 23rd, 2021

Dallas is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Dallas is expected to decrease by 28.2% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 11.9 megajoules of energy per m2 per d…

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Light needs for plant Mangave 'Pineapple Express' in Dallas, Texas

Daylight will decrease by 1.4 hours 📉

October 23rd, 2021

This month, Dallas is getting an average of 10.7 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 11.7% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.5 total hours of day…

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Finding light for Mangave 'Pineapple Express' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Mangave 'Pineapple Express': 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Mangave 'Pineapple Express' love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth during this time of higher sunlight intensity in Dallas, Texas ☀️.

This is a great time to watch your Mangave 'Pineapple Express' thrive 🌿!

Nutrients

How to fertilize Mangave 'Pineapple Express'

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

When to repot Mangave 'Pineapple Express'

Nutrient needs for plant Mangave 'Pineapple Express' in Dallas, Texas

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

October 22nd, 2021

The growing potential in Dallas is medium 👌.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot any …

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FAQs
Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Mangave 'Pineapple Express'

Mangave 'Pineapple Express'

Mangave 'Pineapple Express'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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