Plant Care Algarrobo Amarillo

Algarrobo Amarillo

Also known as

Algarrobo Dulce, Algarrobo Negro, Arbol Negro, Lamar, Lamaro and Pauta Negro


Prosopis flexuosa

How to care for Algarrobo Amarillo


How often to water your Algarrobo Amarillo

Water needs for Algarrobo Amarillo
0.5 cups
every 9

Algarrobo Amarillo 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.

Calculate water needs of Algarrobo Amarillo

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Algarrobo Amarillo in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Algarrobo Amarillo: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Algarrobo Amarillo love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Algarrobo Amarillo does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Algarrobo Amarillo in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Algarrobo Amarillo

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

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Care Summary for Algarrobo Amarillo

Algarrobo Amarillo

Algarrobo Amarillo

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


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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