About Chinese Fir
This plant prefers acidic clay loam soils. It needs protection from the wind. It has good green color during the growing season with groups of small squarish cones. It tends to "brown out" inside as it matures as it gets older.
Also known as
Cunninghamia and China-fir
How to care for Chinese Fir
Chinese Fir needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Chinese Fir love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Chinese Fir does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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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 Chinese Fir after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.