Plant Care Bursera Hindsiana

Bursera Hindsiana

Also known as

Torote prieto, Torote prieto and Elephant Tree


Bursera hindsiana

How to care for Bursera Hindsiana


How often to water your Bursera Hindsiana

Water needs for Bursera Hindsiana
0.5 cups
every 12

Bursera Hindsiana needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 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 Bursera Hindsiana

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Torote prieto in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Bursera Hindsiana: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Bursera Hindsiana love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Bursera Hindsiana does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Bursera Hindsiana

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

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Care Summary for Bursera Hindsiana

Bursera Hindsiana

Bursera Hindsiana

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 days


< 1ft 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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