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 Tallahassee, Florida.

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 Tallahassee, Florida

Tallahassee, Florida

73% Medium

Growing Mangave 'Pineapple Express' in Tallahassee right now

Light needs for plant Mangave 'Pineapple Express' in Tallahassee, Florida

Plant growth potential is currently medium 👌

October 22nd, 2021

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

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 Mangave 'Pineapple Express' in Tallahassee, Florida

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 25.5% ☀️

October 21st, 2021

Tallahassee is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Tallahassee is expected to decrease by 25.5% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 11.9 megajoules of energy pe…

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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.

Mangave 'Pineapple Express' does not tolerate low light 🚫.

Tallahassee, Florida currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.

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 Tallahassee, Florida

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

October 16th, 2021

The growing potential in Tallahassee 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…

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

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