Plant Care California Flannelbush

California Flannelbush

Also known as

California fremontia and Flannel bush


Fremontodendron californicum

How to care for California Flannelbush


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 located in Columbia, South Carolina.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of California Flannelbush

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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

Plant care guide for California Flannelbush in Columbia, South Carolina

Columbia, South Carolina

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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 ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Columbia, South Carolina ⛅.

California Flannelbush does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


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.

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!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for California Flannelbush

California Flannelbush

California Flannelbush

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Columbia, South Carolina, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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