Plant Care Cape Flats Conebush

Cape Flats Conebush

Also known as

Leucadendron hirsutum, Protea fusca and Protea hirsuta


Leucadendron levisanus

How to care for Cape Flats Conebush


How often to water your Cape Flats Conebush

Water needs for Cape Flats Conebush
0.5 cups
every 9

Cape Flats Conebush 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

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Finding light for Cape Flats Conebush in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Cape Flats Conebush: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Cape Flats Conebush love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Cape Flats Conebush does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Cape Flats Conebush in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Cape Flats Conebush

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Cape Flats Conebush

Cape Flats Conebush

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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