Plant Care Pithecellobium Dulce

Pithecellobium Dulce

Also known as

Manila tamarind, Manila tamarind, Mandras thorn and Camachile

Taxonomy

Pithecellobium dulce
Guamuchil

How to care for Pithecellobium Dulce

Water

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 located in Boston, Massachusetts.

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
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 Pithecellobium Dulce in Boston, Massachusetts

Boston, Massachusetts

34% Very Low

Growing Pithecellobium Dulce in Boston right now

Light needs for plant Pithecellobium Dulce in Boston, Massachusetts

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

December 8th, 2021

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

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

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Light needs for plant Pithecellobium Dulce in Boston, Massachusetts

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 26.4% ☀️

December 8th, 2021

Boston is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Boston is expected to decrease by 26.4% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 5.6 megajoules of energy per m2 per da…

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Light needs for plant Pithecellobium Dulce in Boston, Massachusetts

Daylight will decrease by 1.0 hours 📉

December 8th, 2021

This month, Boston is getting an average of 6.9 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 9.6% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 8.9 total hours of daylig…

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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 keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Boston, Massachusetts ⛅.

Nutrients

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.

When to repot Pithecellobium Dulce

Nutrient needs for plant Pithecellobium Dulce in Boston, Massachusetts

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

December 8th, 2021

The growing potential in Boston 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 r…

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Care Summary for Pithecellobium Dulce

Pithecellobium Dulce

Pithecellobium Dulce


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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