Plant Care Bauhinia blakeana

Bauhinia blakeana

Taxonomy

Bauhinia blakeana
Bauhinia
Fabaceae
Fabales

How to care for Bauhinia blakeana

Water

How often to water your Bauhinia blakeana

Water needs for Bauhinia blakeana
0.5 cups
every 9

Bauhinia blakeana needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Austin, Texas.

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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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Bauhinia blakeana in Austin, Texas

Austin, Texas

58% Medium

Growing Bauhinia blakeana in Austin right now

Light needs for plant Bauhinia blakeana in Austin, Texas

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

November 27th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Austin is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determinin…

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Light needs for plant Bauhinia blakeana in Austin, Texas

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 21.9% ☀️

November 26th, 2021

Austin is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Austin is expected to decrease by 21.9% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.1 megajoules of energy per m2 per d…

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Light needs for plant Bauhinia blakeana in Austin, Texas

Daylight will decrease by 0.8 hours 📉

November 27th, 2021

This month, Austin is getting an average of 9.0 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 7.7% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.1 total hours of dayli…

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Finding light for None in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Bauhinia blakeana: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Bauhinia blakeana love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Bauhinia blakeana does not tolerate low light 🚫.

Austin, Texas currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Bauhinia blakeana

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

When to repot Bauhinia blakeana

Nutrient needs for plant Bauhinia blakeana in Austin, Texas

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

November 21st, 2021

The growing potential in Austin is medium 👌.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot any …

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FAQs
Difficulty Level

Bauhinia blakeana is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!


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Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Bauhinia blakeana

Bauhinia blakeana


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Austin, Texas, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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