Plant Care Bird's-Eye Tree

Bird's-Eye Tree

Also known as

White Pear

Taxonomy

Apodytes dimidiata
Apodytes
Metteniusaceae
Metteniusales

How to care for Bird's-Eye Tree

💦 Water

How often to water your Bird's-Eye Tree

Water needs for Bird's-Eye Tree
0.5 cups
every 9

Bird's-Eye Tree 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.

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Bird's-Eye Tree in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Bird's-Eye Tree: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Bird's-Eye Tree 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 Bird's-Eye Tree

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Bird's-Eye Tree: 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 Bird's-Eye Tree after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Bird's-Eye Tree

Bird's-Eye Tree


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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