Plant Care Pyrenean oak

Pyrenean oak

About Pyrenean oak

Pyrenean 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.

Pyrenean 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 pyrenaica
Quercus
Fagaceae
Fagales

How to care for Pyrenean oak

Water

How often to water your Pyrenean oak

Water needs for Pyrenean oak
0.5 cups
every 9

Pyrenean oak needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Tucson, Arizona.

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?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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.

Plant care guide for Pyrenean oak in Tucson, Arizona

Tucson, Arizona

63% Medium

Growing Pyrenean oak in Tucson right now

Light needs for plant Pyrenean oak in Tucson, Arizona

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

November 26th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Tucson is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determinin…

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Light needs for plant Pyrenean oak in Tucson, Arizona

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 23.1% ☀️

November 26th, 2021

Tucson is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Tucson is expected to decrease by 23.1% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 10.7 megajoules of energy per m2 per d…

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Light needs for plant Pyrenean oak in Tucson, Arizona

Daylight will decrease by 0.9 hours 📉

November 26th, 2021

This month, Tucson is getting an average of 10.8 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 8.4% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.9 total hours of dayli…

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Finding light for Pyrenean oak in your home

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

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

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

Pyrenean oak does not tolerate low light 🚫.

Tucson, Arizona currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Pyrenean oak

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

FAQs
Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Toxicity
Soil
Fertilizer

Care Summary for Pyrenean oak

Pyrenean oak


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Tucson, Arizona, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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