Plant Care Amberique-Bean


Also known as

amberique-bean, annual sand bean and trailing fuzzybean


Strophostyles helvola

How to care for Amberique-Bean


How often to water your Amberique-Bean

Water needs for Amberique-Bean
0.5 cups
every 9

Amberique-Bean needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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 Amberique-Bean

Water 0.5 cups every

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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 Amberique-Bean in Las Vegas, Nevada

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Growing Amberique-Bean in Las Vegas right now

Light needs for plant Amberique-Bean in Las Vegas, Nevada

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

February 3rd, 2023

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Las Vegas is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determi…

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Light needs for plant Amberique-Bean in Las Vegas, Nevada

Sunlight will increase by 32.6% ☀️

January 30th, 2023

Las Vegas is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Las Vegas is expected to increase by 32.6% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 12.4 megajoules of energy per …

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Finding light for Amberique-Bean in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Amberique-Bean: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Amberique-Bean 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 Las Vegas, Nevada ⛅.

Amberique-Bean does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize Amberique-Bean

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern

Care Summary for Amberique-Bean



Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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