About Alder-Leaf Mountain-Mahogany
Mountain Mahogany is a native shrub or small tree in the rose family found in the western USA and northern Mexico. It can reach heights of 20 feet but is often browsed by herbivores so generally stays around 3-8 feet tall. It prefers well-drained sandy to clay loams in full sun and is drought tolerant.
Also known as
alder-leaf mountain-mahogany, alder-leaf cercocarpus, true mountain-mahogany and silverleaf mountain-mahogany
How to care for Alder-Leaf Mountain-Mahogany
Alder-Leaf Mountain-Mahogany needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Alder-Leaf Mountain-Mahogany love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Alder-Leaf Mountain-Mahogany does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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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 Alder-Leaf Mountain-Mahogany after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.