Plant Care Bunya pine

Bunya pine

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Bunya pine has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

Also known as



Araucaria bidwillii

How to care for Bunya pine


How often to water your Bunya pine

Water needs for Bunya pine
0.5 cups
every 9

Bunya pine 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 Bunya pine

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 Bunya pine in your home

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

Bunya pine love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Bunya pine does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Bunya pine

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

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Care Summary for Bunya pine

Bunya pine

Bunya pine

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.

What other plant parents say

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Very unique (for me) plant that grows extremely slow. It has a prominent location in my house!

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