Plant Care Fynbos Star Apple

Fynbos Star Apple

Also known as

Royena angustifolia, Royena falcata and Royena myrtifolia

Taxonomy

Diospyros glabra
Diospyros
Ebenaceae
Ericales

How to care for Fynbos Star Apple

Water

How often to water your Fynbos Star Apple

Water needs for Fynbos Star Apple
0.5 cups
every 9

Fynbos Star Apple 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
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Fynbos Star Apple in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Fynbos Star Apple: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Fynbos Star Apple love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Fynbos Star Apple does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Fynbos Star Apple in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Fynbos Star Apple

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

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Care Summary for Fynbos Star Apple

Fynbos Star Apple


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

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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