Plant Care Channel-Leaf Featherbush

Channel-Leaf Featherbush

Also known as

Aulax pinifolia and Protea pinifolia


Aulax cancellata

How to care for Channel-Leaf Featherbush


How often to water your Channel-Leaf Featherbush

Water needs for Channel-Leaf Featherbush
0.5 cups
every 9

Channel-Leaf Featherbush 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

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Finding light for Channel-Leaf Featherbush in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Channel-Leaf Featherbush: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Channel-Leaf Featherbush 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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How to fertilize Channel-Leaf Featherbush

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Channel-Leaf Featherbush: 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 Channel-Leaf Featherbush after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Channel-Leaf Featherbush

Channel-Leaf Featherbush

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


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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