Plant Care False Ashok

False Ashok

Also known as

False Ashok, Polyalthia longifolia, Ashok, Mast Tree and Polyalthia longifolia


Monoon longifolium

How to care for False Ashok

💦 Water

How often to water your False Ashok

Water needs for False Ashok
0.5 cups
every 9

False Ashok 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 False Ashok

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

☀️ Light

Finding light for False Ashok in your home

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

False Ashok 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 False Ashok in your home 🏡.

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize False Ashok

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

Care Summary for False Ashok

False Ashok

False Ashok

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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