Plant Care Yellow Sage
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Yellow Sage

5.0 out of 5 (5 experiences)

Yellow Sage has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Yellow Sage has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily

Also known as

Red Sage, Red Sage, Common Lantana, Shrub Verbena, hot blooded lantana and Hot Blooded Camara

Taxonomy

Lantana camara
Lantana
Verbenaceae
Lamiales

How to care for Yellow Sage

Water

How often to water your Yellow Sage

Water needs for Yellow Sage
0.5 cups
every 9

Yellow Sage 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 Yellow Sage

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 Red Sage in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Yellow Sage: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Yellow Sage love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Yellow Sage does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Yellow Sage

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

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Yellow Sage is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!


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Care Summary for Yellow Sage

Yellow Sage

Yellow Sage


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

Yellow Sage has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 4
Yellow Sage has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 4
Yellow Sage has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 2
Yellow Sage has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Miamilaw97 avatar
@Miamilaw97
leaf-1 58 Plants
xp 1,751 XP
globe Columbus, Ohio
08/25/2021

This is a plant that grows & grows outside…in fact, it’s my favorite plant that I’ve gotten for outdoors…only difference I’ll make for next year is to put it in the back of the garden….it’s grown so much that the other flowers in the garden are hard to see.

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Blooms easily Blooms easily
Fast grower Fast grower
Meribeth avatar
@Meribeth
leaf-1 4 Plants
xp 80 XP
globe Tolono, Illinois
08/09/2021

Don’t water too often and good drainage!!

Fast grower Fast grower
Blooms easily Blooms easily
Survivor Survivor

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