Plant Care Kōhūhū

Kōhūhū

Also known as

Black matipo

Taxonomy

Pittosporum tenuifolium
Pittosporum
Pittosporaceae
Apiales

How to care for Kōhūhū

Water

How often to water your Kōhūhū

Water needs for Kōhūhū
0.5 cups
every 9

Kōhūhū 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 Kōhūhū

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.

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Finding light for Kōhūhū in your home

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

Kōhūhū love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Kōhūhū does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Kōhūhū in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Kōhūhū

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

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Care Summary for Kōhūhū

Kōhūhū

Kōhūhū


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

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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