Plant Care Handroanthus Impetiginosus

Handroanthus Impetiginosus

Also known as

pink ipê, pink ipê, pink ipê, pink lapacho and pink trumpet tree

Taxonomy

Handroanthus impetiginosus
Handroanthus
Bignoniaceae
Lamiales

How to care for Handroanthus Impetiginosus

Water

How often to water your Handroanthus Impetiginosus

Water needs for Handroanthus Impetiginosus
0.5 cups
every 9

Handroanthus Impetiginosus 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?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for pink ipê in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Handroanthus Impetiginosus: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Handroanthus Impetiginosus may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Handroanthus Impetiginosus

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

Care Summary for Handroanthus Impetiginosus

Handroanthus Impetiginosus


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft 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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