Plant Care Mexican Weeping Pine

Mexican Weeping Pine

Also known as

Patula Pine Bonsai, Patula Pine Bonsai, Spreading-leaved pine and Mexican weeping pine


Pinus patula

How to care for Mexican Weeping Pine


How often to water your Mexican Weeping Pine

Water needs for Mexican Weeping Pine
0.5 cups
every 9

Mexican Weeping Pine 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 Mexican Weeping Pine

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Patula Pine Bonsai in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Mexican Weeping Pine: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Mexican Weeping Pine love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Mexican Weeping Pine does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Mexican Weeping Pine in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Mexican Weeping Pine

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Mexican Weeping Pine

Mexican Weeping Pine

Mexican Weeping Pine

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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