Plant Care Handroanthus chrysanthus

Handroanthus chrysanthus

Also known as

Handroanthus chrysanthus, araguaney, yellow ipê, guayacán, tajibo and ipê-amarelo

Taxonomy

Tabebuia chrysantha
Tabebuia
Bignoniaceae
Lamiales

How to care for Handroanthus chrysanthus

Water

How often to water your Handroanthus chrysanthus

Water needs for Handroanthus chrysanthus
0.5 cups
every 9

Handroanthus chrysanthus 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?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Handroanthus chrysanthus in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Handroanthus chrysanthus: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Handroanthus chrysanthus love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Handroanthus chrysanthus does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Handroanthus chrysanthus

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

FAQs
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Care Summary for Handroanthus chrysanthus

Handroanthus chrysanthus


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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