Plant Care East Indian Walnut

East Indian Walnut

Also known as

Lebbek, Lebbeck, Lebbek tree, Flea tree, Frywood, Koko, Woman's tongue tree and Siris

Taxonomy

Albizia lebbeck
Albizia
Fabaceae
Fabales

How to care for East Indian Walnut

Water

How often to water your East Indian Walnut

Water needs for East Indian Walnut
0.5 cups
every 9

East Indian Walnut needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in San Jose, California.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

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 East Indian Walnut in San Jose, California

San Jose, California

48% Low

Growing East Indian Walnut in San Jose right now

Light needs for plant East Indian Walnut in San Jose, California

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

December 8th, 2022

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in San Jose is currently very low 📉.

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

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Light needs for plant East Indian Walnut in San Jose, California

Sunlight will decrease by 22% ☀️

December 8th, 2022

San Jose is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in San Jose is expected to decrease by 22% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.4 megajoules of energy per m2 per …

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Light needs for plant East Indian Walnut in San Jose, California

Daylight will decrease by 0.8 hours 📉

December 7th, 2022

This month, San Jose is getting an average of 9.7 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 7.9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.4 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for East Indian Walnut in your home

Light needs and placement for plant East Indian Walnut: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

East Indian Walnut love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in San Jose, California ⛅.

East Indian Walnut does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize East Indian Walnut

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

When to repot East Indian Walnut

Nutrient needs for plant East Indian Walnut in San Jose, California

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

December 8th, 2022

The growing potential in San Jose is low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to repo…

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Care Summary for East Indian Walnut

East Indian Walnut


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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