Plant Care Calamondin


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Calamondin has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily
Calamondin has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

Also known as



x Citrofortunella microcarpa

How to care for Calamondin


How often to water your Calamondin

Water needs for Calamondin
0.5 cups
every 9

Calamondin 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 Calamondin

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Calamondin in your home

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

Calamondin 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 Calamondin

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

Care Summary for Calamondin



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

Calamondin has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 5
Calamondin has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 4
Calamondin has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 3
Calamondin has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
Calamondin has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
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