Plant Care Striped-tubed Amaryllis
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Striped-tubed Amaryllis

4.4 out of 5 (7 experiences)

Striped-tubed Amaryllis has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Striped-tubed Amaryllis has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Also known as

Mexican Lily

Taxonomy

Hippeastrum reginae
Hippeastrum
Amaryllidaceae
Asparagales

How to care for Striped-tubed Amaryllis

Water

How often to water your Striped-tubed Amaryllis

Water needs for Striped-tubed Amaryllis
0.5 cups
every 9

Striped-tubed Amaryllis 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 Striped-tubed Amaryllis

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 Striped-tubed Amaryllis in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Striped-tubed Amaryllis: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Striped-tubed Amaryllis love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Striped-tubed Amaryllis does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Striped-tubed Amaryllis in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Striped-tubed Amaryllis

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Striped-tubed Amaryllis: 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 Striped-tubed Amaryllis after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

FAQs
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Care Summary for Striped-tubed Amaryllis

Striped-tubed Amaryllis

Striped-tubed Amaryllis


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.

What other plant parents say

Striped-tubed Amaryllis has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 4
Striped-tubed Amaryllis has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 3
Striped-tubed Amaryllis has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 3
Striped-tubed Amaryllis has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 3
Striped-tubed Amaryllis has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 3
Striped-tubed Amaryllis has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
Tessasplants avatar
@Tessasplants
leaf-1 35 Plants
xp 728 XP
10/08/2021

These flowers are beautiful

Fast grower Fast grower
Blooms easily Blooms easily
Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Pet friendly Pet friendly
Kasiej avatar
@Kasiej
leaf-1 12 Plants
xp 401 XP
globe Mesquite, Nevada
06/07/2021

This plant is usually sold as a Christmas plant so I don’t know if others keep it as all year round as a houseplant. The leaves grow insanely fast and so tall that I have to cut them and next thing I know there’s a new leaf sprouting. I have never been able to get this to bloom after the initial bloom when I bought it. It is a bulb plant so I might not be doing something right because I’ve never done a bulb plant as a houseplant before

Lillieleeds avatar
@Lillieleeds
leaf-1 21 Plants
xp 392 XP
05/08/2021

Lovely once bloomed, and beautiful leaves in the meantime

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