Plant Care Mangave 'Pineapple Express'
1/1

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 Los Angeles, California.

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 Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles, California

78% High

Growing Mangave 'Pineapple Express' in Los Angeles right now

Light needs for plant Mangave 'Pineapple Express' in Los Angeles, California

Plant growth potential is currently medium 👌

October 23rd, 2021

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

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

Read more

Light needs for plant Mangave 'Pineapple Express' in Los Angeles, California

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 29% ☀️

October 23rd, 2021

Los Angeles is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Los Angeles is expected to decrease by 29% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 12.3 megajoules of energy per …

Read more

Light needs for plant Mangave 'Pineapple Express' in Los Angeles, California

Daylight will decrease by 1.5 hours 📉

October 23rd, 2021

This month, Los Angeles is getting an average of 11.9 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 12.3% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.4 total hours o…

Read more

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 Los Angeles, California ☀️.

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 Los Angeles, California

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

October 23rd, 2021

The growing potential in Los Angeles 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…

Read more

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 Los Angeles, California, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

Trending in your area

Similar to Mangave 'Pineapple Express'

Discover rare plants

This plant is popular in