Plant Care Macaranga Tanarius

Macaranga Tanarius

Also known as

Parasol Leaf Tree, Parasol Leaf Tree, Parasol leaf tree, Blush macaranga, Nasturtium tree, David's heart and Heart leaf


Macaranga tanarius

How to care for Macaranga Tanarius


How often to water your Macaranga Tanarius

Water needs for Macaranga Tanarius
0.5 cups
every 9

Macaranga Tanarius 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.

Calculate water needs of Macaranga Tanarius

Water 0.5 cups every

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Light needs and placement for plant Macaranga Tanarius: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Macaranga Tanarius love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Macaranga Tanarius does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Macaranga Tanarius

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

Water Needs
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Care Summary for Macaranga Tanarius

Macaranga Tanarius

Macaranga Tanarius

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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