California Mountain Maple
About California Mountain Maple
California Mountain Maple is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that is easy to grow and needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.
California Mountain Maple likes soil that is good at retaining moisture. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.
California Mountain Maple belongs to the Acer genus, and is native to Western North America.
Also known as
Douglas' maple, New Mexico maple, Rocky Mountain maple, Sierra maple, dwarf maple, mountain maple and western mountain maple
How to care for California Mountain Maple
California Mountain Maple needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Baltimore, Maryland.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
February 6th, 2023
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Baltimore is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determi…
February 7th, 2023
Baltimore is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Baltimore is expected to increase by 43.6% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.3 megajoules of energy per …
February 7th, 2023
This month, Baltimore is getting an average of 6.7 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 12.8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.7 total hours of d…
California Mountain Maple love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Baltimore, Maryland ⛅.
California Mountain Maple does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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 California Mountain Maple after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.