Plant Care Baob


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

Also known as



Adansonia gregorii

How to care for Baob


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 Los Angeles, California.

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

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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 Baob in Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles, California

56% Medium

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 maximize the potential for growth..️

Los Angeles, California currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.


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.

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Baob



Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Los Angeles, California, 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
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TreT as succulent and be careful about overwatering.

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