Plant Care Indian Mangrove

Indian Mangrove

Also known as

Bruguiera arnottiana, Bruguiera timoriensis, Ceriops australis, Ceriops boiviniana, Ceriops boviniana, Ceriops candoleana sasakii, Ceriops candolleana sasakii, Ceriops candolleana spathulata, Ceriops candolliana, Ceriops forsteniana, Ceriops globulifera, Ceriops lucida, Ceriops lucida latifolia, Ceriops lucida subspathulata, Ceriops mossambicensis, Ceriops pauciflora, Ceriops somalensis, Ceriops tagal, Ceriops timorensis, Ceriops timoriensis, Rhizophora candel and Rhizophora timoriensis


Ceriops tagal

How to care for Indian Mangrove


How often to water your Indian Mangrove

Water needs for Indian Mangrove
0.5 cups
every 9

Indian Mangrove 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.

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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Check the growing potential in your area

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 Indian Mangrove in your home

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

Indian Mangrove 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 Indian Mangrove in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Indian Mangrove

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

Care Summary for Indian Mangrove

Indian Mangrove

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft 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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