Plant Care Pink Trumpet Tree

Pink Trumpet Tree

Also known as

pink ipê, pink ipê, pink ipê, pink lapacho and pink trumpet tree

Taxonomy

Handroanthus impetiginosus
Handroanthus
Bignoniaceae
Lamiales

How to care for Pink Trumpet Tree

Water

How often to water your Pink Trumpet Tree

Water needs for Pink Trumpet Tree
0.5 cups
every 9

Pink Trumpet Tree needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Washington, District of Columbia.

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?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

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

Plant care guide for Pink Trumpet Tree in Washington, District of Columbia

Washington, District of Columbia

48% Low

Growing Pink Trumpet Tree in Washington right now

Light needs for plant Pink Trumpet Tree in Washington, District of Columbia

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

November 27th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Washington is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determ…

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Light needs for plant Pink Trumpet Tree in Washington, District of Columbia

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 29.4% ☀️

November 27th, 2021

Washington is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Washington is expected to decrease by 29.4% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 7.5 megajoules of energy per m…

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Light needs for plant Pink Trumpet Tree in Washington, District of Columbia

Daylight will decrease by 1.2 hours 📉

November 25th, 2021

This month, Washington is getting an average of 9.1 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 11.4% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.3 total hours of d…

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Finding light for pink ipê in your home

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

Pink Trumpet Tree 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 Washington, District of Columbia ⛅.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Pink Trumpet Tree

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

When to repot Pink Trumpet Tree

Nutrient needs for plant Pink Trumpet Tree in Washington, District of Columbia

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

November 26th, 2021

The growing potential in Washington is very low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best …

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Care Summary for Pink Trumpet Tree

Pink Trumpet Tree


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Washington, District of Columbia, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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