Plant Care Cherrybark Oak

Cherrybark Oak

About Cherrybark Oak

Cherrybark Oak is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that is isn’t challenging to grow and needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

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

Cherrybark Oak belongs to the Quercus genus, and is native to the Eastern Central and Southeast United States.


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How to care for Cherrybark Oak


How often to water your Cherrybark Oak

Water needs for Cherrybark Oak
0.5 cups
every 9

Cherrybark 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

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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 Cherrybark Oak in your home

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

Cherrybark Oak love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Cherrybark Oak does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Cherrybark Oak

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

Difficulty Level

Cherrybark Oak is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Cherrybark Oak

Cherrybark Oak

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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