Plant Care mahoe

mahoe

About mahoe

mahoe is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in abundant sunlight ☀ and should be less than 3 feet from a window.

Taxonomy

Melicytus ramiflorus
Melicytus
Violaceae
Malpighiales

Also known as

mahoe and whiteywood

How to care for mahoe

Water

How often to water your mahoe

Water needs for mahoe
0.5 cups
every 9

mahoe needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Nashville, Tennessee.

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 mahoe

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

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

Plant care guide for mahoe in Nashville, Tennessee

Nashville, Tennessee

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Growing mahoe in Nashville right now

Light needs for plant mahoe in Nashville, Tennessee

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

December 6th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Nashville is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determi…

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Light needs for plant mahoe in Nashville, Tennessee

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 21.8% ☀️

December 7th, 2021

Nashville is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Nashville is expected to decrease by 21.8% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.0 megajoules of energy per m2

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Light needs for plant mahoe in Nashville, Tennessee

Daylight will decrease by 0.8 hours 📉

December 6th, 2021

This month, Nashville is getting an average of 8.3 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 7.8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.5 total hours of day…

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Finding light for mahoe in your home

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

mahoe may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Nashville, Tennessee ⛅.

Nutrients

How to fertilize mahoe

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

When to repot mahoe

Nutrient needs for plant mahoe in Nashville, Tennessee

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

December 5th, 2021

The growing potential in Nashville is low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to rep…

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Care Summary for mahoe

mahoe

mahoe


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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