Plant Care Allegheny spurge

Allegheny spurge

Also known as

Allegheny spurge and Allegheny pachysandra

Taxonomy

Pachysandra procumbens
Pachysandra
Buxaceae
Buxales

How to care for Allegheny spurge

Water

How often to water your Allegheny spurge

Water needs for Allegheny spurge
0.5 cups
every 9

Allegheny spurge 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.

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Allegheny spurge in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Allegheny spurge: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Allegheny spurge 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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Nutrients

How to fertilize Allegheny spurge

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

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Allegheny spurge is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!


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Care Summary for Allegheny spurge

Allegheny spurge


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

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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