Plant Care Mandarin Plant

Mandarin Plant

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Cholophytum 'Mandarin Orange'

How to care for Mandarin Plant


How often to water your Mandarin Plant

Water needs for Mandarin Plant
0.5 cups
every 9

Mandarin Plant 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.

Calculate water needs of Mandarin Plant

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Mandarin Plant in your home

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

Mandarin Plant 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.

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How to fertilize Mandarin Plant

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

Care Summary for Mandarin Plant

Mandarin Plant

Mandarin Plant

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.

What other plant parents say

Mandarin Plant has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Mandarin Plant has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
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The color is spectacular and it doesn’t need a lot of fuss

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