Plant Care Sticky Wattle

Sticky Wattle

Also known as

Howitt's Wattle

Taxonomy

Acacia howittii
Acacia
Fabaceae
Fabales

How to care for Sticky Wattle

Water

How often to water your Sticky Wattle

Water needs for Sticky Wattle
0.5 cups
every 9

Sticky Wattle 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 Sticky Wattle

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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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 Sticky Wattle in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Sticky Wattle: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Sticky Wattle love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Sticky Wattle does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Sticky Wattle

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

FAQs
Water Needs
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Care Summary for Sticky Wattle

Sticky Wattle

Sticky Wattle


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.

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