Plant Care Brazilian Copal

Brazilian Copal

Also known as



Hymenaea courbaril

How to care for Brazilian Copal

💦 Water

How often to water your Brazilian Copal

Water needs for Brazilian Copal
0.5 cups
every 9

Brazilian Copal 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

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

☀️ Light

Finding light for Brazilian Copal in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Brazilian Copal: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Brazilian Copal 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.

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

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Brazilian Copal

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

Care Summary for Brazilian Copal

Brazilian Copal

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft 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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