Plant Care Desert Princesplume

Desert Princesplume


Stanleya pinnata

How to care for Desert Princesplume


How often to water your Desert Princesplume

Water needs for Desert Princesplume
0.5 cups
every 9

Desert Princesplume needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Seattle, Washington.

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 Desert Princesplume in Seattle, Washington

Seattle, Washington

34% Very Low

Finding light for Desert Princesplume in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Desert Princesplume: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Desert Princesplume 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 Seattle, Washington ⛅.

Desert Princesplume does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize Desert Princesplume

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

Water Needs
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Growth Pattern

Care Summary for Desert Princesplume

Desert Princesplume

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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