Plant Care Kola Nut Tree

Kola Nut Tree

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Kola Nut Tree has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves
Kola Nut Tree has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Taxonomy

Cola Acuminata
Cola
Malvaceae
Malvales

How to care for Kola Nut Tree

Water

How often to water your Kola Nut Tree

Water needs for Kola Nut Tree
0.5 cups
every 9

Kola Nut Tree needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Columbia, South Carolina.

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 Kola Nut Tree

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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.

Plant care guide for Kola Nut Tree in Columbia, South Carolina

Columbia, South Carolina

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Growing Kola Nut Tree in Columbia right now

Light needs for plant Kola Nut Tree in Columbia, South Carolina

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

November 30th, 2022

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Columbia is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determin…

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Light needs for plant Kola Nut Tree in Columbia, South Carolina

Daylight will decrease by 1.0 hours 📉

November 23rd, 2022

This month, Columbia is getting an average of 8.9 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 9.6% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.8 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for Kola Nut Tree in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Kola Nut Tree: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Kola Nut Tree may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Columbia, South Carolina ⛅.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Kola Nut Tree

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

When to repot Kola Nut Tree

Nutrient needs for plant Kola Nut Tree in Columbia, South Carolina

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

November 28th, 2022

The growing potential in Columbia is low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to repo…

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Care Summary for Kola Nut Tree

Kola Nut Tree

Kola Nut Tree


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

What other plant parents say

Kola Nut Tree has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Kola Nut Tree has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Sacredcornplanter avatar
@Sacredcornplanter
leaf-1 15 Plants
xp 751 XP
globe Ponchatoula, LA
10/17/2021

One thirsty boy

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Fast grower Fast grower

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