About Egyptian Starcluster
Pentas can be grown as an herbaceous perennial in Zones 10 and 11 and as an annual in less temperate zones. It can be planted as a hedge or border plant. Hummingbirds are attracted to the red variety. Spider mites and aphids are insects that may affect Pentas and caterpillars may chew on the foliage.
How to care for Egyptian Starcluster
Egyptian Starcluster 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.
Egyptian Starcluster love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Egyptian Starcluster does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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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 Egyptian Starcluster after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.