Plant Care Maya Nut

Maya Nut

Also known as

Breadnut, Breadnut, breadnut and Maya nut


Brosimum alicastrum

How to care for Maya Nut


How often to water your Maya Nut

Water needs for Maya Nut
0.5 cups
every 9

Maya 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.

Calculate water needs of Maya Nut

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Breadnut in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Maya Nut: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Maya Nut love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Maya Nut does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Maya Nut

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Maya Nut

Maya Nut

Maya Nut

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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