Plant Care Turkish Pine

Turkish Pine

Also known as

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

Taxonomy

Pinus brutia
Pinus
Pinaceae
Pinales

How to care for Turkish Pine

Water

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
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Afghan pine in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Turkish Pine: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Turkish Pine 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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Nutrients

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.

Care Summary for Turkish Pine

Turkish Pine

Turkish Pine


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft 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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