Plant Care Kudu Lily

Kudu Lily

Taxonomy

Pachypodium saundersii
Pachypodium
Apocynaceae
Gentianales

How to care for Kudu Lily

Water

How often to water your Kudu Lily

Water needs for Kudu Lily
0.5 cups
every 12

Kudu Lily needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Denver, Colorado.

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 Kudu Lily

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 Kudu Lily in Denver, Colorado

Denver, Colorado

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Growing Kudu Lily in Denver right now

Light needs for plant Kudu Lily in Denver, Colorado

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

December 9th, 2022

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Denver is currently very low 📉.

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 Kudu Lily in Denver, Colorado

Sunlight will decrease by 23.2% ☀️

December 8th, 2022

Denver is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Denver is expected to decrease by 23.2% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 7.7 megajoules of energy per m2 per da…

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Light needs for plant Kudu Lily in Denver, Colorado

Daylight will decrease by 0.9 hours 📉

December 8th, 2022

This month, Denver is getting an average of 9.7 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 8.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.2 total hours of daylig…

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Finding light for Kudu Lily in your home

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

Kudu Lily 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 Denver, Colorado ⛅.

Kudu Lily does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Kudu Lily

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

When to repot Kudu Lily

Nutrient needs for plant Kudu Lily in Denver, Colorado

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

December 9th, 2022

The growing potential in Denver is very low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to r…

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Care Summary for Kudu Lily

Kudu Lily

Kudu Lily


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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