Plant Care Changunga


Also known as

changunga, muruci, nanche, nancite, chacunga, craboo, kraabu, savanna serrette, savanna serret and golden spoon


Byrsonima crassifolia

How to care for Changunga


How often to water your Changunga

Water needs for Changunga
0.5 cups
every 9

Changunga needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Boise, Idaho.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

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 Changunga in Boise, Idaho

Boise, Idaho

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Finding light for Changunga in your home

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

Changunga may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Boise, Idaho ⛅.


How to fertilize Changunga

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

Water Needs
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Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Changunga


Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Boise, Idaho, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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