Plant Care Morella pensylvanica

Morella pensylvanica

Also known as

Morella pensylvanica and northern bayberry

Taxonomy

Myrica pensylvanica
Myrica
Myricaceae
Fagales

How to care for Morella pensylvanica

Water

How often to water your Morella pensylvanica

Water needs for Morella pensylvanica
0.5 cups
every 9

Morella pensylvanica 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
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Morella pensylvanica in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Morella pensylvanica: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Morella pensylvanica love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Morella pensylvanica does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Morella pensylvanica in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Morella pensylvanica

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

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Morella pensylvanica is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!


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Care Summary for Morella pensylvanica

Morella pensylvanica


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft 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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