How to care for Buffalo Nut
How often to water your Buffalo Nut
Buffalo Nut needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Sacramento, California.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
Water 0.5 cups every
Check the growing potential in your area
A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.
Finding light for Buffalo Nut in your home
Buffalo Nut 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 Sacramento, California ⛅.
How to fertilize Buffalo Nut
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 Buffalo Nut after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
Buffalo Nut prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
Buffalo Nut may have difficulty thriving and will drop leaves 🍃 without ample sunlight. Place it less than 3 feet from a window to maximize the potential for growth. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.
Buffalo Nut is not safe to consume. If you, a family member, or a pet has ingested any amount of plant material contact Poison Control, US (800) 222-1222, or your veterinarian. If you have children, cats, or dogs in the home, we suggest keeping this plant out of reach.
Buffalo Nut will branch off as it grows. To encourage branching, pinch off the newest growth at the tip and the stem will branch off into two.
USDA Hardiness Zone
Buffalo Nut can be grown outdoors in USDA Hardiness Zones 4a-8b. Find your local hardiness zone here.
Care Summary for Buffalo Nut
0.5 cups every 9 days
< 3ft from a window
Repot after 2x growth
Based on your location in Sacramento, California, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.