Plant Care golden chinquapin

golden chinquapin

Also known as

golden chinquapin, giant chinquapin and western chinquapin

Taxonomy

Chrysolepis chrysophylla
Chrysolepis
Fagaceae
Fagales

How to care for golden chinquapin

Water

How often to water your golden chinquapin

Water needs for golden chinquapin
0.5 cups
every 9

golden chinquapin 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
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for golden chinquapin in your home

Light needs and placement for plant golden chinquapin: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

golden chinquapin love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

golden chinquapin does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize golden chinquapin

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

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Care Summary for golden chinquapin

golden chinquapin


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

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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