Plant Care Blue-Hyacinth


Also known as



Merwilla plumbea

How to care for Blue-Hyacinth


How often to water your Blue-Hyacinth

Water needs for Blue-Hyacinth
0.5 cups
every 9

Blue-Hyacinth needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 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 Blue-Hyacinth

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 Blue-Hyacinth in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Blue-Hyacinth: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Blue-Hyacinth may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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How to fertilize Blue-Hyacinth

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

Care Summary for Blue-Hyacinth



Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft 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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