Plant Care Brazilian Rain Tree
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Brazilian Rain Tree

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Brazilian Rain Tree has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Brazilian Rain Tree has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Taxonomy

Pithecellobium tortum
Pithecellobium
Fabaceae
Fabales

How to care for Brazilian Rain Tree

Water

How often to water your Brazilian Rain Tree

Water needs for Brazilian Rain Tree
0.5 cups
every 9

Brazilian Rain Tree 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 Brazilian Rain Tree

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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 Brazilian Rain Tree in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Brazilian Rain Tree: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Brazilian Rain Tree 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.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Brazilian Rain Tree in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Brazilian Rain Tree

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

FAQs
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Care Summary for Brazilian Rain Tree

Brazilian Rain Tree

Brazilian Rain Tree


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft 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.

What other plant parents say

Brazilian Rain Tree has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 2
Brazilian Rain Tree has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Lunadearoeira avatar
@Lunadearoeira
leaf-1 4 Plants
xp 64 XP
06/06/2021

My First Fella (🦩) named “Luna De Aroeira”.
Her Name speaks for this Bonsai in the picture to the left. The Long-Strong Living Moon.
Evergreen Leaves sleep at night time by folding its’ leaves. 🌜🌴🌿

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