Plant Care Turkish Pine

Turkish Pine

Also known as

Afghan Pine, Afghan Pine, Brutia pine, Turkish pine, Calabrian pine and East mediterranean pine


Pinus brutia

How to care for Turkish Pine


How often to water your Turkish Pine

Water needs for Turkish Pine
0.5 cups
every 9

Turkish Pine 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 Turkish Pine

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 Afghan Pine in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Turkish Pine: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Turkish Pine love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Turkish Pine does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Turkish Pine

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Turkish Pine

Turkish Pine

Turkish Pine

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft 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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