Plant Care Purple Allamanda

Purple Allamanda

Also known as

Violet Allamanda, Violet Allamanda and Purple allamanda


Allamanda blanchetii

How to care for Purple Allamanda


How often to water your Purple Allamanda

Water needs for Purple Allamanda
0.5 cups
every 9

Purple Allamanda needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Sacramento, California.

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 Purple Allamanda

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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 Purple Allamanda in Sacramento, California

Sacramento, California

35% Very Low

Growing Purple Allamanda in Sacramento right now

Light needs for plant Purple Allamanda in Sacramento, California

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

January 24th, 2023

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Sacramento 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 Purple Allamanda in Sacramento, California

Sunlight will increase by 32.1% ☀️

January 27th, 2023

Sacramento is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Sacramento is expected to increase by 32.1% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.2 megajoules of energy pe…

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Light needs for plant Purple Allamanda in Sacramento, California

Daylight will increase by 0.9 hours 📈

January 28th, 2023

This month, Sacramento is getting an average of 7.8 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 9.6% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.4 total hours of d…

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Finding light for Violet Allamanda in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Purple Allamanda: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Purple Allamanda love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Sacramento, California ⛅.

Purple Allamanda does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize Purple Allamanda

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Purple Allamanda

Purple Allamanda

Purple Allamanda

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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