Plant Care Cedar of goa

Cedar of goa

Also known as

Cedar of goa, Bentham cypress, Cedro blanco, Teotlate, Mexican white cedar and Cedar-of-goa


Cupressus lusitanica

How to care for Cedar of goa


How often to water your Cedar of goa

Water needs for Cedar of goa
0.5 cups
every 9

Cedar of goa 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.

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Cedar of goa in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Cedar of goa: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Cedar of goa love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Cedar of goa does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Cedar of goa

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Cedar of goa

Cedar of goa

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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