Plant Care Black Monkey Thorn Tree

Black Monkey Thorn Tree

Also known as

Senegalia burkei

Taxonomy

Senegalia burkei
Senegalia
Fabaceae
Fabales

How to care for Black Monkey Thorn Tree

Water

How often to water your Black Monkey Thorn Tree

Water needs for Black Monkey Thorn Tree
0.5 cups
every 9

Black Monkey Thorn Tree needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Tucson, Arizona.

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 Black Monkey Thorn Tree

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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

Plant care guide for Black Monkey Thorn Tree in Tucson, Arizona

Tucson, Arizona

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Growing Black Monkey Thorn Tree in Tucson right now

Light needs for plant Black Monkey Thorn Tree in Tucson, Arizona

Plant growth potential is currently very high 📈

May 23rd, 2022

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Tucson is currently very high 📈. The plant growth potential in your area is currently at its peak! 🌿

The availability of high quality sunlight …

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Light needs for plant Black Monkey Thorn Tree in Tucson, Arizona

Sunlight will increase by 11.3% ☀️

May 23rd, 2022

Tucson is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Tucson is expected to increase by 11.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 23.7 megajoules of energy per m2 per…

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Light needs for plant Black Monkey Thorn Tree in Tucson, Arizona

Daylight will increase by 1.0 hours 📈

May 22nd, 2022

This month, Tucson is getting an average of 12.9 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 7.8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 14.0 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for Black Monkey Thorn Tree in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Black Monkey Thorn Tree: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Black Monkey Thorn Tree love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth during this time of higher sunlight intensity in Tucson, Arizona ☀️.

This is a great time to watch your Black Monkey Thorn Tree thrive 🌿!

Nutrients

How to fertilize Black Monkey Thorn Tree

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Black Monkey Thorn Tree: 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 Black Monkey Thorn Tree after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Black Monkey Thorn Tree

Black Monkey Thorn Tree

Black Monkey Thorn Tree


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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