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 located in Fort Worth, Texas.

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?

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 Allegheny spurge in Fort Worth, Texas

Fort Worth, Texas

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Growing Allegheny spurge in Fort Worth right now

Light needs for plant Allegheny spurge in Fort Worth, Texas

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

December 6th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Fort Worth is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determ…

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Light needs for plant Allegheny spurge in Fort Worth, Texas

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 19% ☀️

December 6th, 2021

Fort Worth is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Fort Worth is expected to decrease by 19% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.3 megajoules of energy per m2

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Light needs for plant Allegheny spurge in Fort Worth, Texas

Daylight will decrease by 0.7 hours 📉

December 6th, 2021

This month, Fort Worth is getting an average of 9.0 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 6.7% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.8 total hours of da…

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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 keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Fort Worth, Texas ⛅.

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.

When to repot Allegheny spurge

Nutrient needs for plant Allegheny spurge in Fort Worth, Texas

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

December 7th, 2021

The growing potential in Fort Worth is 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 re…

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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 your location in Fort Worth, Texas, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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