Plant Care Golden Chinquapin

Golden Chinquapin

Also known as

golden chinquapin, giant chinquapin and western chinquapin


Chrysolepis chrysophylla

How to care for Golden Chinquapin


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 located in Edmond, Oklahoma.

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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Plant care guide for Golden Chinquapin in Edmond, Oklahoma

Edmond, Oklahoma

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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 ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Edmond, Oklahoma ⛅.

Golden Chinquapin does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


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:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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