Plant Care Strophostyles Helvola

Strophostyles Helvola

Also known as

Amberique-Bean, Amberique-Bean, amberique-bean, annual sand bean and trailing fuzzybean


Strophostyles helvola

How to care for Strophostyles Helvola


How often to water your Strophostyles Helvola

Water needs for Strophostyles Helvola
0.5 cups
every 9

Strophostyles Helvola 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 Strophostyles Helvola

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Amberique-Bean in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Strophostyles Helvola: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Strophostyles Helvola love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Strophostyles Helvola does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Strophostyles Helvola in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Strophostyles Helvola

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

Water Needs
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Growth Pattern

Care Summary for Strophostyles Helvola

Strophostyles Helvola

Strophostyles Helvola

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


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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