Plant Care African myrrh

African myrrh


Commiphora africana

How to care for African myrrh


How often to water your African myrrh

Water needs for African myrrh
0.5 cups
every 9

African myrrh needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Jacksonville, Florida.

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 African myrrh

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for African myrrh in Jacksonville, Florida

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Growing African myrrh in Jacksonville right now

Light needs for plant African myrrh in Jacksonville, Florida

Plant growth potential is currently medium 👌

January 29th, 2023

Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in Jacksonville is currently medium 👌.

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

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Light needs for plant African myrrh in Jacksonville, Florida

Sunlight will increase by 22.7% ☀️

January 28th, 2023

Jacksonville is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Jacksonville is expected to increase by 22.7% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 12.1 megajoules of energ…

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Light needs for plant African myrrh in Jacksonville, Florida

Daylight will increase by 0.7 hours 📈

January 28th, 2023

This month, Jacksonville is getting an average of 7.8 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 6.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.8 total hours of…

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Finding light for African myrrh in your home

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

African myrrh 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 Jacksonville, Florida ⛅.


How to fertilize African myrrh

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for African myrrh

African myrrh

African myrrh

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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