Plant Care Anacua

Anacua

About Anacua

Anacua is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Anacua likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Taxonomy

Ehretia anacua
Ehretia
Ehretiaceae
Boraginales

Also known as

anacua, knockaway and sandpaper tree

How to care for Anacua

Water

How often to water your Anacua

Water needs for Anacua
0.5 cups
every 9

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

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Finding light for Anacua in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Anacua: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Anacua love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Anacua does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Anacua

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

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Care Summary for Anacua

Anacua


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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