Plant Care Pithecellobium Dulce

Pithecellobium Dulce

Also known as

Manila tamarind, Manila tamarind, Mandras thorn and Camachile


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 located in Tallahassee, Florida.

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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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 Tallahassee, Florida

Tallahassee, Florida

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Growing Pithecellobium Dulce in Tallahassee right now

Light needs for plant Pithecellobium Dulce in Tallahassee, Florida

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

December 8th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Tallahassee is currently 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 Tallahassee, Florida

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 16.9% ☀️

December 7th, 2021

Tallahassee is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Tallahassee is expected to decrease by 16.9% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.1 megajoules of energy pe…

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Light needs for plant Pithecellobium Dulce in Tallahassee, Florida

Daylight will decrease by 0.6 hours 📉

December 8th, 2021

This month, Tallahassee is getting an average of 9.0 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 5.6% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.0 total hours of …

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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 Tallahassee, Florida ⛅.


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.

Water Needs
Growing Outdoors

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 your location in Tallahassee, Florida, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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