Plant Care Pink Poui

Pink Poui

About Pink Poui

Pink Poui is a relatively rare houseplant 🌿 that is easy 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.

Pink Poui belongs to the Tabebuia genus, and is native to Mexico to Colombia and Northern Venezula.

Taxonomy

Tabebuia rosea
Tabebuia
Bignoniaceae
Lamiales

Also known as

Rosy trumpet tree and Roble de sabana

How to care for Pink Poui

💦 Water

How often to water your Pink Poui

Water needs for Pink Poui
0.5 cups
every 9

Pink Poui 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.

Calculate water needs of Pink Poui

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Pink Poui in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Pink Poui: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Pink Poui love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Pink Poui does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Pink Poui

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

💡 FAQs
⭐ Difficulty Level

Pink Poui is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

Benefits of Growing Pink Poui →

Common Pink Poui Problems →


💦 Water Needs

Pink Poui prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Pink Poui Water Frequency →

Pink Poui Root Rot →


☀️ Sunlight Needs

Pink Poui requires abundant, bright and direct light. Place it less than one foot from a window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.

Pink Poui Light Requirements →

Pink Poui Direct Sunlight Needs & Tolerance →


🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.

If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.


⬆️ ⬇️ Growth Pattern

Pink Poui will branch off as it grows. To encourage branching, pinch off the newest growth at the tip and the stem will branch off into two.

How and When to Prune Pink Poui →


🌦️ Growing Outdoors

USDA Hardiness Zone
Pink Poui can be grown outdoors in USDA Hardiness Zones 9a-11b. Find your local hardiness zone here.

Pink Poui Temperature Tolerance →


🧐 Troubleshooting

When troubleshooting a sad-looking houseplant, start by checking for signs of distress in its leaves, such as yellowing, browning, or drooping, which can indicate overwatering or nutrient deficiencies.

Inspect the soil moisture; too dry or too wet soil can cause problems.

Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of light, as too much or too little can stress it.

Finally, consider environmental factors like temperature and humidity, and adjust care routines accordingly to revive your plant.


Care Summary for Pink Poui

Pink Poui

Pink Poui


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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