Plant Care Engelmann's Sage

Engelmann's Sage

Also known as

Engelmann's salvia and Engelmann's sage


Salvia engelmannii

How to care for Engelmann's Sage


How often to water your Engelmann's Sage

Water needs for Engelmann's Sage
0.5 cups
every 9

Engelmann's Sage needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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

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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 Engelmann's Sage in Las Vegas, Nevada

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Light needs for plant Engelmann's Sage in Las Vegas, Nevada

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

February 3rd, 2023

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Las Vegas is currently low 📉.

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

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Light needs for plant Engelmann's Sage in Las Vegas, Nevada

Sunlight will increase by 35.3% ☀️

February 3rd, 2023

Las Vegas is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Las Vegas is expected to increase by 35.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 12.7 megajoules of energy per …

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Finding light for Engelmann's Sage in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Engelmann's Sage: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Engelmann's Sage 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 Las Vegas, Nevada ⛅.

Engelmann's Sage does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize Engelmann's Sage

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Engelmann's Sage: 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 Engelmann's Sage after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Engelmann's Sage

Engelmann's Sage

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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