Plant Care Grey Pine

Grey Pine

Also known as

Jack Pine, Jack Pine, Grey pine and Scrub pine


Pinus banksiana

How to care for Grey Pine


How often to water your Grey Pine

Water needs for Grey Pine
0.5 cups
every 9

Grey Pine 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 Grey Pine

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 Jack Pine in your home

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

Grey Pine love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Grey Pine does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Grey Pine

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

Difficulty Level

Grey Pine is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Grey Pine

Grey Pine

Grey Pine

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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