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 located in Jacksonville, Florida.

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

Plant care guide for Bursera Hindsiana in Jacksonville, Florida

Jacksonville, Florida

59% Medium

Growing Bursera Hindsiana in Jacksonville right now

Light needs for plant Bursera Hindsiana in Jacksonville, Florida

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

November 27th, 2021

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

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

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Light needs for plant Bursera Hindsiana in Jacksonville, Florida

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 22.4% ☀️

November 25th, 2021

Jacksonville is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Jacksonville is expected to decrease by 22.4% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.4 megajoules of energy …

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Light needs for plant Bursera Hindsiana in Jacksonville, Florida

Daylight will decrease by 0.9 hours 📉

November 24th, 2021

This month, Jacksonville is getting an average of 9.6 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.1 total hours of d…

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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 🚫.

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


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.

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

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 your location in Jacksonville, Florida, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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