Plant Care Brewer oak

Brewer oak

About Brewer oak

Brewer oak is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Brewer oak likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Taxonomy

Quercus garryana
Quercus
Fagaceae
Fagales

Also known as

Brewer oak, Garry oak, Oregon white oak and Oregon oak

How to care for Brewer oak

Water

How often to water your Brewer oak

Water needs for Brewer oak
0.5 cups
every 9

Brewer oak 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.

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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 Brewer oak in your home

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

Brewer oak love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Brewer oak does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Brewer oak

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

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Care Summary for Brewer oak

Brewer oak


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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