Plant Care Bull Oak

Bull Oak

Also known as

bull-oak and river black-oak

Taxonomy

Allocasuarina littoralis
Allocasuarina
Casuarinaceae
Fagales

How to care for Bull Oak

Water

How often to water your Bull Oak

Water needs for Bull Oak
0.5 cups
every 9

Bull Oak needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

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Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Bull Oak in your home

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

Bull Oak 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.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Bull Oak

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

Care Summary for Bull Oak

Bull Oak


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

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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