Plant Care Beach almond

Beach almond

About Beach almond

Beach almond is a super 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.

Beach almond belongs to the terminalia genus, and is native to Tropical Asia, Northern Australia, Polynesia, and Malaysia.

Taxonomy

Terminalia catappa
Terminalia
Combretaceae
Myrtales

Also known as

Country almond, False kamani, Indian almond, Malabar almond, Sea almond and Tropical almond

How to care for Beach almond

Water

How often to water your Beach almond

Water needs for Beach almond
0.5 cups
every 9

Beach almond 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 Beach almond

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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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 Beach almond in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Beach almond: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Beach almond love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Beach almond does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Beach almond

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

FAQs
Difficulty Level

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


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Care Summary for Beach almond

Beach almond

Beach almond


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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