Plant Care Chihuahua White Pine

Chihuahua White Pine

Also known as

Chihuahua White Pine, Mexican white pine and Southwestern white pine

Taxonomy

Pinus strobiformis
Pinus
Pinaceae
Pinales

How to care for Chihuahua White Pine

Water

How often to water your Chihuahua White Pine

Water needs for Chihuahua White Pine
0.5 cups
every 9

Chihuahua White 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 Arcadia, California.

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

Plant care guide for Chihuahua White Pine in Arcadia, California

Arcadia, California

56% Medium

Finding light for Chihuahua White Pine in your home

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

Chihuahua White Pine love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Chihuahua White Pine does not tolerate low light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Chihuahua White Pine

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

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Chihuahua White Pine is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!


Water Needs
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Toxicity
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Fertilizer
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Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Chihuahua White Pine

Chihuahua White 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 Arcadia, California, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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