Plant Care Lucky Nut

Lucky Nut

Also known as

Luckynut, Luckynut, Cascabela thevetia, Yellow oleander and Lucky nut

Taxonomy

Thevetia peruviana
Thevetia
Apocynaceae
Gentianales

How to care for Lucky Nut

💦 Water

How often to water your Lucky Nut

Water needs for Lucky Nut
0.5 cups
every 9

Lucky Nut 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?

Select the pot size

5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Luckynut in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Lucky Nut: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Lucky Nut 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 Lucky Nut in your home 🏡.

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Lucky Nut

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

💡 FAQs
💦 Water Needs

Lucky Nut prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.


🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Lucky Nut is not safe to consume. If you, a family member, or a pet has ingested any amount of plant material contact Poison Control, US (800) 222-1222, or your veterinarian. If you have children, cats, or dogs in the home, we suggest keeping this plant out of reach.


🧐 Troubleshooting

When troubleshooting a sad-looking houseplant, start by checking for signs of distress in its leaves, such as yellowing, browning, or drooping, which can indicate overwatering or nutrient deficiencies.

Inspect the soil moisture; too dry or too wet soil can cause problems.

Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of light, as too much or too little can stress it.

Finally, consider environmental factors like temperature and humidity, and adjust care routines accordingly to revive your plant.


Care Summary for Lucky Nut

Lucky Nut


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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