Plant Care Salvia Pachyphylla
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Salvia Pachyphylla

Also known as

Blue sage, Blue sage, Blue sage and Mountain desert sage

Taxonomy

Salvia pachyphylla
Salvia
Lamiaceae
Lamiales

How to care for Salvia Pachyphylla

Water

How often to water your Salvia Pachyphylla

Water needs for Salvia Pachyphylla
0.5 cups
every 9

Salvia Pachyphylla 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 Salvia Pachyphylla

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Blue sage in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Salvia Pachyphylla: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Salvia Pachyphylla love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Salvia Pachyphylla does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Salvia Pachyphylla

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

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Care Summary for Salvia Pachyphylla

Salvia Pachyphylla

Salvia Pachyphylla


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

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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