Plant Care Earleaf Acacia

Earleaf Acacia

About Earleaf Acacia

Earleaf Acacia is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.


Acacia auriculiformis

Also known as

Earleaf acacia, Northern black wattle, Papuan wattle, Tan wattle, auri, earpod wattle and akashmoni

How to care for Earleaf Acacia


How often to water your Earleaf Acacia

Water needs for Earleaf Acacia
0.5 cups
every 9

Earleaf Acacia 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.

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Earleaf Acacia in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Earleaf Acacia: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Earleaf Acacia love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Earleaf Acacia does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Earleaf Acacia

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Earleaf Acacia

Earleaf Acacia

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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