Plant Care Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor'
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Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor'

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Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor' has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves
Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor' has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Taxonomy

Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor'
Stromanthe
Marantaceae
Zingiberales

What other plant parents say

Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor' has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 2
Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor' has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 2
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Rating of the plant Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor' named Milan by Kikisbabies on Greg, the plant care app
06/29/2021

Just look at her pretty pink leaves. Pleaseeeeee

How to care for Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor'

Water

How often to water your Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor'

Water needs for Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor'
0.5 cups
every 9

Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor' needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Sacramento, CA.

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 Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor'

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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 Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor' in Sacramento, CA

Sacramento, CA

100% Very High

Growing Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor' in Sacramento right now

Light needs for plant Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor' in Sacramento, CA

Plant growth potential is currently very high 📈

July 28th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Sacramento is currently very high 📈. The plant growth potential in your area is currently at its peak! 🌿

The availability of high quality sunli…

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Light needs for plant Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor' in Sacramento, CA

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 4.8% ☀️

July 27th, 2021

Sacramento is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Sacramento is expected to decrease by 4.8% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 21.1 megajoules of energy per m…

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Light needs for plant Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor' in Sacramento, CA

Daylight will decrease by 0.5 hours 📉

July 27th, 2021

This month, Sacramento is getting an average of 13.5 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 3.3% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 13.7 total hours of …

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Finding light for Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor': 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor' may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth during this time of higher sunlight intensity in Sacramento, CA ☀️.️

This is a great time to watch your Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor' thrive 🌿!

Nutrients

How to fertilize Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor'

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor': 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 Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor' after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

When to repot Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor'

Nutrient needs for plant Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor' in Sacramento, CA

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

July 26th, 2021

The growing potential in Sacramento is high 📈.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot an…

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Care Summary for Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor'

Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor'

Stromanthe sanguinea 'Tricolor'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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