Plant Care Lemon Drop Mangosteen

Lemon Drop Mangosteen


Garcinia intermedia

How to care for Lemon Drop Mangosteen


How often to water your Lemon Drop Mangosteen

Water needs for Lemon Drop Mangosteen
0.5 cups
every 9

Lemon Drop Mangosteen 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.

Calculate water needs of Lemon Drop Mangosteen

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Lemon Drop Mangosteen in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Lemon Drop Mangosteen: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Lemon Drop Mangosteen love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Lemon Drop Mangosteen does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Lemon Drop Mangosteen

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

Water Needs
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Care Summary for Lemon Drop Mangosteen

Lemon Drop Mangosteen

Lemon Drop Mangosteen

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 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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