Plant Care Cedros island pine

Cedros island pine

Also known as

Cedros island pine, Pine, Monterey pine, Insignis pine and Radiata pine

Taxonomy

Pinus radiata
Pinus
Pinaceae
Pinales

How to care for Cedros island pine

Water

How often to water your Cedros island pine

Water needs for Cedros island pine
0.5 cups
every 9

Cedros island pine 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?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Cedros island pine in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Cedros island pine: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Cedros island pine love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Cedros island pine does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Cedros island pine in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Cedros island pine

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Cedros island 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 Cedros island pine after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Cedros island pine

Cedros island pine


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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