Plant Care Benguet Pine

Benguet Pine

Reviewed by: Kiersten Rankel | Last Updated: 11/05/2021

About Benguet Pine

Benguet Pine is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Benguet Pine likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Taxonomy

Pinus Kesiya
Pinus
Pinaceae
Pinales

How to care for Benguet Pine

Water

How often to water your Benguet Pine

Water needs for Benguet Pine
0.5 cups
every 9

Benguet Pine needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Los Angeles, California.

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 Benguet Pine

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 Benguet Pine in Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles, California

58% Medium

Growing Benguet Pine in Los Angeles right now

Light needs for plant Benguet Pine in Los Angeles, California

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

December 1st, 2021

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

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

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Light needs for plant Benguet Pine in Los Angeles, California

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 22.8% ☀️

November 30th, 2021

Los Angeles is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Los Angeles is expected to decrease by 22.8% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.9 megajoules of energy per…

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Light needs for plant Benguet Pine in Los Angeles, California

Daylight will decrease by 0.9 hours 📉

December 1st, 2021

This month, Los Angeles is getting an average of 10.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 8.1% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.7 total hours of …

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Finding light for Benguet Pine in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Benguet Pine: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Benguet Pine love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Benguet Pine does not tolerate low light 🚫.

Los Angeles, California currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Benguet Pine

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

When to repot Benguet Pine

Nutrient needs for plant Benguet Pine in Los Angeles, California

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

November 30th, 2021

The growing potential in Los Angeles is medium 👌.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot…

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FAQs
Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Toxicity
Soil
Fertilizer

Care Summary for Benguet Pine

Benguet Pine

Benguet Pine


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Los Angeles, California, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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