Plant Care Catalina Ironwood

Catalina Ironwood

Also known as



Lyonothamnus floribundus

How to care for Catalina Ironwood


How often to water your Catalina Ironwood

Water needs for Catalina Ironwood
0.5 cups
every 9

Catalina Ironwood needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Boise, Idaho.

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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Plant care guide for Catalina Ironwood in Boise, Idaho

Boise, Idaho

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Finding light for Catalina Ironwood in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Catalina Ironwood: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Catalina Ironwood love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Boise, Idaho ⛅.

Catalina Ironwood does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize Catalina Ironwood

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

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Care Summary for Catalina Ironwood

Catalina Ironwood

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Boise, Idaho, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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