Also known as
Kapok Tree, Kapok Tree, Java kapok, Kapok, Java cotton, Silk-cotton and Ceiba
How to care for Samauma
Samauma needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Baltimore, Maryland.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
January 27th, 2023
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Baltimore is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determi…
January 25th, 2023
Baltimore is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Baltimore is expected to increase by 31.1% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.9 megajoules of energy per m…
January 24th, 2023
This month, Baltimore is getting an average of 6.6 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.2 total hours of dayl…
Samauma love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Baltimore, Maryland ⛅.
Samauma does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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 Samauma after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
January 27th, 2023
The growing potential in Baltimore is low 📉.
Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.
It's best to rep…