Plant Care Five-stamen tamarisk

Five-stamen tamarisk

Also known as

Chinese tamarisk and Saltcedar


Tamarix chinensis

How to care for Five-stamen tamarisk


How often to water your Five-stamen tamarisk

Water needs for Five-stamen tamarisk
0.5 cups
every 9

Five-stamen tamarisk needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Houston, Texas.

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 Five-stamen tamarisk

Water 0.5 cups every

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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 Five-stamen tamarisk in Houston, Texas

Houston, Texas

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Growing Five-stamen tamarisk in Houston right now

Light needs for plant Five-stamen tamarisk in Houston, Texas

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

December 8th, 2021

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

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

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Light needs for plant Five-stamen tamarisk in Houston, Texas

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 16.2% ☀️

December 8th, 2021

Houston is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Houston is expected to decrease by 16.2% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.7 megajoules of energy per m2 per …

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Light needs for plant Five-stamen tamarisk in Houston, Texas

Daylight will decrease by 0.6 hours 📉

December 8th, 2021

This month, Houston is getting an average of 8.3 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 5.4% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.1 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for Five-stamen tamarisk in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Five-stamen tamarisk: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Five-stamen tamarisk 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 Houston, Texas ⛅.

Five-stamen tamarisk does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize Five-stamen tamarisk

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Five-stamen tamarisk: 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 Five-stamen tamarisk after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

When to repot Five-stamen tamarisk

Nutrient needs for plant Five-stamen tamarisk in Houston, Texas

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

December 8th, 2021

The growing potential in Houston 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 repot…

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Water Needs
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Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Five-stamen tamarisk

Five-stamen tamarisk

Five-stamen tamarisk

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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