About desert tobacco
desert tobacco is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.
desert tobacco likes soil that is well draining. You may want to supplement with a gentle, organic fertilizer throughout the peak growing season.
How to care for desert tobacco
desert tobacco 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 Antonio, Texas.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
November 26th, 2021
Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in San Antonio is currently medium 👌.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in deter…
November 25th, 2021
San Antonio is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in San Antonio is expected to decrease by 21.4% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.5 megajoules of energy pe…
November 26th, 2021
This month, San Antonio is getting an average of 9.3 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 7.4% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.1 total hours of …
desert tobacco love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
desert tobacco does not tolerate low light 🚫.
San Antonio, Texas currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.
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 desert tobacco after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.