Also known as
Nasturtium Bauhinia, Pride Of De Kaap, Red Bauhinia, Red Butterfly Tree, red butterfly-tree and Pride-of-de Kaap
How to care for African Plume
African Plume 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.
African Plume love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
African Plume does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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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 African Plume after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.