Plant Care Mastic

Mastic

Also known as

Lentisk

Taxonomy

Pistacia lentiscus
Pistacia
Anacardiaceae
Sapindales

How to care for Mastic

Water

How often to water your Mastic

Water needs for Mastic
0.5 cups
every 9

Mastic needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Nashville, Tennessee.

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 Mastic

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 Mastic in Nashville, Tennessee

Nashville, Tennessee

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Finding light for Mastic in your home

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

Mastic 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 Nashville, Tennessee ⛅.

Mastic does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Mastic

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

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Care Summary for Mastic

Mastic

Mastic


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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