Plant Care Buffalo Nut

Buffalo Nut


Pyrularia pubera

How to care for Buffalo Nut


How often to water your Buffalo Nut

Water needs for Buffalo Nut
0.5 cups
every 9

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

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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 Buffalo Nut in Sacramento, California

Sacramento, California

49% Low

Finding light for Buffalo Nut in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Buffalo Nut: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

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

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

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Care Summary for Buffalo Nut

Buffalo Nut

Greg recommends:


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.

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