Plant Care Brown-Beard Sugarbush

Brown-Beard Sugarbush

Also known as

Brown-bearded Protea


Protea speciosa

How to care for Brown-Beard Sugarbush


How often to water your Brown-Beard Sugarbush

Water needs for Brown-Beard Sugarbush
0.5 cups
every 9

Brown-Beard Sugarbush 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 Brown-Beard Sugarbush

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.

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Finding light for Brown-Beard Sugarbush in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Brown-Beard Sugarbush: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Brown-Beard Sugarbush love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Brown-Beard Sugarbush does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Brown-Beard Sugarbush

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

Water Needs
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Care Summary for Brown-Beard Sugarbush

Brown-Beard Sugarbush

Brown-Beard Sugarbush

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft 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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