Plant Care Dorrigo-Pine

Dorrigo-Pine

Also known as

Hoop pine, Moreton Bay-pine, Queensland pine, Queensland-pine, Richmond River-pine, colonial-pine, hoop-pine and rocket-tree

Taxonomy

Araucaria cunninghamii
Araucaria
Araucariaceae
Pinales

How to care for Dorrigo-Pine

Water

How often to water your Dorrigo-Pine

Water needs for Dorrigo-Pine
0.5 cups
every 9

Dorrigo-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.

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 Dorrigo-Pine in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Dorrigo-Pine: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Dorrigo-Pine love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Dorrigo-Pine does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Dorrigo-Pine in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Dorrigo-Pine

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Dorrigo-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 Dorrigo-Pine after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Dorrigo-Pine

Dorrigo-Pine


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft 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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