Plant Care Coastal Red Milkwood

Coastal Red Milkwood

Also known as

Mimusops revoluta


Mimusops caffra

How to care for Coastal Red Milkwood

💦 Water

How often to water your Coastal Red Milkwood

Water needs for Coastal Red Milkwood
0.5 cups
every 9

Coastal Red Milkwood 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.

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

☀️ Light

Finding light for Coastal Red Milkwood in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Coastal Red Milkwood: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Coastal Red Milkwood may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Coastal Red Milkwood in your home 🏡.

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Coastal Red Milkwood

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

Care Summary for Coastal Red Milkwood

Coastal Red Milkwood

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft 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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