Plant Care Madagascar Baobab

Madagascar Baobab

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How to care for Madagascar Baobab


How often to water your Madagascar Baobab

Water needs for Madagascar Baobab
0.5 cups
every 9

Madagascar Baobab 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 Madagascar Baobab

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Madagascar Baobab in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Madagascar Baobab: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Madagascar Baobab may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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How to fertilize Madagascar Baobab

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

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Care Summary for Madagascar Baobab

Madagascar Baobab

Madagascar Baobab

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

What other plant parents say

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Cannot handle too much water but will bounce back. Overwatering can cause leaves to fall out. Repot with dry substrate and it will survive.

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