How To Take Care Of Achimenes Plants For Beginners

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Achimenes is a plant that can grow in many different conditions. It's most commonly grown in areas with a lot of sun, but it can also grow in shade. Achimenes plants have a long life span, so if you're looking to have an impressive plant for your garden, this is the plant for you. The best time to plant Achimenes plants is the beginning of spring, but you can also plant them in the fall.How To Take Care Of Achimenes Plants For Beginners Urban Plants

 If you're new to Achimenes longiflora, there are a few things you should know before planting them. 

  • First, make sure you plant them in a well-drained soil that has high nutrients. 
  • Second, make sure that the soil is moist enough to take up water.
  •  Lastly, make sure that there is a strong support system for your Achimenes plants.

achimenes plants care tips for beginners


Achimenes plants are drought tolerant and can be grown in a variety of soil types. However, they are happiest in soils that are well-drained and have a pH of 6.0-7.0. These plants are also tolerant of urban pollution and will do well in a sunny spot.


All achimenes plants require ample water during the early stages of growth, but once they get established, they can be surprisingly drought tolerant.

How To Take Care Of Achimenes Plants For Beginners Urban Plants


Achimenes plants are sun loving plants that will benefit from plenty of direct sunlight. They are perfect for sunny windowsills or patios.


Both spring and summer bulbs need phosphorus to promote root development. Remember that the movement of phosphorus once in the soil is very slow. Some bulbs are planted 6 to 8 inches deep. Phosphorus must be mixed into the soil below where the bulbs will be so that it can be used by the bulb's roots.

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