Plant Care Black Maire

Black Maire


Nestegis cunninghamii

How to care for Black Maire


How often to water your Black Maire

Water needs for Black Maire
0.5 cups
every 9

Black Maire needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Black Maire in New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans, Louisiana

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Finding light for Black Maire in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Black Maire: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Black Maire may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in New Orleans, Louisiana ⛅.


How to fertilize Black Maire

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

Care Summary for Black Maire

Black Maire

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in New Orleans, Louisiana, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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