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 Seattle, Washington.

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 Seattle, Washington

Seattle, Washington

35% Very Low

Growing Benguet Pine in Seattle right now

Light needs for plant Benguet Pine in Seattle, Washington

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

November 29th, 2021

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

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

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Light needs for plant Benguet Pine in Seattle, Washington

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 39.5% ☀️

November 30th, 2021

Seattle is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Seattle is expected to decrease by 39.5% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 4.7 megajoules of energy per m2 per …

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Light needs for plant Benguet Pine in Seattle, Washington

Daylight will decrease by 1.5 hours 📉

November 30th, 2021

This month, Seattle is getting an average of 8.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 15.4% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 8.2 total hours of dayl…

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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 ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Seattle, Washington ⛅.

Benguet Pine does not tolerate low-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 Seattle, Washington

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

November 30th, 2021

The growing potential in Seattle 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 to …

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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 Seattle, Washington, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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