Plant Care Conifer


Also known as

Bastard yellowwood, Outeniqua yellowwood, common yellowwood and yellowwood


Afrocarpus falcatus

How to care for Conifer


How often to water your Conifer

Water needs for Conifer
0.5 cups
every 9

Conifer 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 Conifer

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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.

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Finding light for Conifer in your home

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

Conifer love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Conifer does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Conifer

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Conifer



Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


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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