Plant Care Benzoil Tree

Benzoil Tree

Also known as

Drumstick tree, Moringa, Horseradish tree, Ben oil tree, Benzolive tree and Moringa oleifera.

Taxonomy

Moringa oleifera
Moringa
Moringaceae
Brassicales

How to care for Benzoil Tree

Water

How often to water your Benzoil Tree

Water needs for Benzoil Tree
0.5 cups
every 9

Benzoil Tree 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 Benzoil Tree

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Benzoil Tree in your home

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

Benzoil Tree 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.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Benzoil Tree

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

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Care Summary for Benzoil Tree

Benzoil Tree

Benzoil Tree


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

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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