Plant Care Autumn sage

Autumn sage

About Autumn sage

Autumn sage is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that is easy to grow and needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Autumn sage likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Autumn sage belongs to the salvia genus, and is native to Texas.

Taxonomy

Salvia greggii
Salvia
Lamiaceae
Lamiales

How to care for Autumn sage

Water

How often to water your Autumn sage

Water needs for Autumn sage
0.5 cups
every 9

Autumn 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 Aloha, Oregon.

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 Autumn sage

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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 Autumn sage in Aloha, Oregon

Aloha, Oregon

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Growing Autumn sage in Aloha right now

Light needs for plant Autumn sage in Aloha, Oregon

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

November 24th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Aloha is currently very 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 Autumn sage in Aloha, Oregon

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 38.5% ☀️

November 26th, 2021

Aloha is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Aloha is expected to decrease by 38.5% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 5.5 megajoules of energy per m2 per day!…

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Light needs for plant Autumn sage in Aloha, Oregon

Daylight will decrease by 1.5 hours 📉

November 26th, 2021

This month, Aloha is getting an average of 8.7 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 15.1% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 8.6 total hours of daylig…

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Finding light for Autumn sage in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Autumn sage: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Autumn 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 Aloha, Oregon ⛅.

Autumn sage does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Autumn sage

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

When to repot Autumn sage

Nutrient needs for plant Autumn sage in Aloha, Oregon

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

November 26th, 2021

The growing potential in Aloha is very low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to re…

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FAQs
Difficulty Level

Autumn sage is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!


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Care Summary for Autumn sage

Autumn sage

Autumn sage


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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