Plant Care Tecoma capensis

Tecoma capensis

Also known as

Tecoma capensis and Cape honeysuckle


Tecomaria capensis

How to care for Tecoma capensis


How often to water your Tecoma capensis

Water needs for Tecoma capensis
0.5 cups
every 9

Tecoma capensis 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 Tecoma capensis

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.

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Finding light for Tecoma capensis in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Tecoma capensis: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Tecoma capensis may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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How to fertilize Tecoma capensis

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

Care Summary for Tecoma capensis

Tecoma capensis

Tecoma capensis

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


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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