Plant Care Adam's Tree

Adam's Tree

Also known as

Baja Ocotillo


Fouquieria diguetii

How to care for Adam's Tree


How often to water your Adam's Tree

Water needs for Adam's Tree
0.5 cups
every 12

Adam's Tree needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 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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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 Adam's Tree in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Adam's Tree: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Adam's Tree love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Adam's Tree does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Adam's Tree

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Adam's Tree

Adam's Tree

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 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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