Plant Care Buddist Pine
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Buddist Pine

4.2 out of 5 (6 experiences)

Buddist Pine has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Buddist Pine has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Also known as

Podocarpus Plant, Podocarpus Plant, Chinese Yew and Fern Pine

Taxonomy

Podocarpus macrophyllus
Podocarpus
Podocarpaceae
Pinales

How to care for Buddist Pine

Water

How often to water your Buddist Pine

Water needs for Buddist Pine
0.5 cups
every 9

Buddist 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.

Calculate water needs of Buddist Pine

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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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 Podocarpus Plant in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Buddist Pine: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Buddist Pine 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 Buddist Pine in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Buddist Pine

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

Care Summary for Buddist Pine

Buddist Pine

Buddist Pine


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

Buddist Pine has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 4
Buddist Pine has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 3
Buddist Pine has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 2
Buddist Pine has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
Smed.one.22 avatar
@Smed.one.22
leaf-1 5 Plants
xp 110 XP
globe Abbotsford, British Columbia
06/06/2021

Dont over water he holds his water like a camel

Pet friendly Pet friendly
Survivor Survivor
Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Florabelle avatar
@Florabelle
leaf-1 7 Plants
xp 160 XP
05/31/2021

I’ve never heard of these before but it was worth trying one!! Beautiful little plant, & seems quite hearty! Doesn’t seem too fussed about watering

Natashaslittleoasis avatar
@Natashaslittleoasis
leaf-1 5 Plants
xp 59 XP
05/29/2021

A lovely little plant with great healthy lush green leaves. Grows pretty quickly and tolerant if it misses a water or two! A sweet little plant.

Fast grower Fast grower
Survivor Survivor
Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Emily123ac avatar
@Emily123ac
leaf-1 7 Plants
xp 116 XP
globe Hanover, Maryland
05/07/2021

will grow to whatever size pot you have , can get a little bigger, easy to take care of and hard to kill!

Fast grower Fast grower
Survivor Survivor

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