Plant Care East african yellowwood

East african yellowwood


Afrocarpus gracilior

How to care for East african yellowwood


How often to water your East african yellowwood

Water needs for East african yellowwood
0.5 cups
every 9

East african yellowwood 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 East african yellowwood

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for East african yellowwood in your home

Light needs and placement for plant East african yellowwood: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

East african yellowwood love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

East african yellowwood does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize East african yellowwood

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

Difficulty Level

East african yellowwood is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for East african yellowwood

East african yellowwood

East african yellowwood

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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