Plant Care Agboy



Mussaenda philippica

How to care for Agboy


How often to water your Agboy

Water needs for Agboy
0.5 cups
every 9

Agboy needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in San Jose, 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 Agboy

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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

Plant care guide for Agboy in San Jose, California

San Jose, California

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Finding light for Agboy in your home

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

Agboy love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in San Jose, California ⛅.

Agboy does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize Agboy

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Agboy



Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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