Plant Care Blue Palo Verde

Blue Palo Verde


Parkinsonia florida

How to care for Blue Palo Verde


How often to water your Blue Palo Verde

Water needs for Blue Palo Verde
0.5 cups
every 9

Blue Palo Verde needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Houston, Texas.

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 Blue Palo Verde

Water 0.5 cups every

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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 Blue Palo Verde in Houston, Texas

Houston, Texas

55% Medium

Finding light for Blue Palo Verde in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Blue Palo Verde: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Blue Palo Verde love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Blue Palo Verde does not tolerate low light 🚫.

Houston, Texas currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.


How to fertilize Blue Palo Verde

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

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Care Summary for Blue Palo Verde

Blue Palo Verde

Blue Palo Verde

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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