Plant Care pokaka

pokaka

Taxonomy

Elaeocarpus hookerianus
Elaeocarpus
Elaeocarpaceae
Oxalidales

How to care for pokaka

Water

How often to water your pokaka

Water needs for pokaka
0.5 cups
every 9

pokaka 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 pokaka in your home

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

pokaka love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

pokaka does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize pokaka

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

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Care Summary for pokaka

pokaka


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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