Plant Care California flannelbush

California flannelbush

Also known as

California fremontia and Flannel bush

Taxonomy

Fremontodendron californicum
Fremontodendron
Malvaceae
Malvales

How to care for California flannelbush

Water

How often to water your California flannelbush

Water needs for California flannelbush
0.5 cups
every 9

California flannelbush 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?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for California flannelbush in your home

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

California flannelbush love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

California flannelbush does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize California flannelbush

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

FAQs
Difficulty Level

California flannelbush is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!


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Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for California flannelbush

California flannelbush


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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