Plant Care Baob

Baob

4.0 out of 5 (1 experiences)

Baob has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate
Baob has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

Also known as

Baobab

Taxonomy

Adansonia gregorii
Adansonia
Malvaceae
Malvales

How to care for Baob

Water

How often to water your Baob

Water needs for Baob
0.5 cups
every 9

Baob needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Jacksonville, Florida.

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 Baob

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

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

Plant care guide for Baob in Jacksonville, Florida

Jacksonville, Florida

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Growing Baob in Jacksonville right now

Light needs for plant Baob in Jacksonville, Florida

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

February 5th, 2023

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Jacksonville is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in dete…

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Light needs for plant Baob in Jacksonville, Florida

Sunlight will increase by 27.2% ☀️

February 4th, 2023

Jacksonville is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Jacksonville is expected to increase by 27.2% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 12.6 megajoules of energ…

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Light needs for plant Baob in Jacksonville, Florida

Daylight will increase by 0.8 hours 📈

February 5th, 2023

This month, Jacksonville is getting an average of 7.6 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 8.2% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 11.1 total hours of…

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Finding light for Baob in your home

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

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

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Jacksonville, Florida ⛅.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Baob

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

FAQs
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Care Summary for Baob

Baob

Baob


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

What other plant parents say

Baob has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
Baob has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Ingenear avatar
@Ingenear
leaf-1 3 Plants
xp 59 XP
globe Wichita Falls, TX
06/16/2021

TreT as succulent and be careful about overwatering.

Easy to propagate Easy to propagate
Survivor Survivor

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