Plant Care Pithecellobium Dulce

Pithecellobium Dulce

Also known as

Manila Tamarind, Manila Tamarind, Mandras thorn, Camachile and Pithecellobium dulce.


Pithecellobium dulce

How to care for Pithecellobium Dulce


How often to water your Pithecellobium Dulce

Water needs for Pithecellobium Dulce
0.5 cups
every 9

Pithecellobium Dulce 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.

Calculate water needs of Pithecellobium Dulce

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Manila Tamarind in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Pithecellobium Dulce: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Pithecellobium Dulce may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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How to fertilize Pithecellobium Dulce

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

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Care Summary for Pithecellobium Dulce

Pithecellobium Dulce

Pithecellobium Dulce

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


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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