Plant Care Bleeding Heart Tree

Bleeding Heart Tree

Also known as

Omalanthus populifolius, bleeding heart, native poplar and Queensland poplar

Taxonomy

Homalanthus populifolius
Homalanthus
Euphorbiaceae
Malpighiales

How to care for Bleeding Heart Tree

Water

How often to water your Bleeding Heart Tree

Water needs for Bleeding Heart Tree
0.5 cups
every 9

Bleeding Heart Tree 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

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Bleeding Heart Tree in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Bleeding Heart Tree: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Bleeding Heart Tree 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 Bleeding Heart Tree

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

Care Summary for Bleeding Heart Tree

Bleeding Heart Tree


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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