Plant Care firewheel tree

firewheel tree


Stenocarpus sinuatus

How to care for firewheel tree


How often to water your firewheel tree

Water needs for firewheel tree
0.5 cups
every 9

firewheel tree needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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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Plant care guide for firewheel tree in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Finding light for firewheel tree in your home

Light needs and placement for plant firewheel tree: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

firewheel tree 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 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ⛅.


How to fertilize firewheel tree

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

Care Summary for firewheel tree

firewheel tree

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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