Plant Care White Popinac
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White Popinac

Also known as

Coffee bush, Coffee bush, River tamarind, Subabul, White leadtree, Jumbay and White popinac

Taxonomy

Leucaena leucocephala
Leucaena
Fabaceae
Fabales

How to care for White Popinac

Water

How often to water your White Popinac

Water needs for White Popinac
0.5 cups
every 9

White Popinac 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 White Popinac

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 Coffee bush in your home

Light needs and placement for plant White Popinac: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

White Popinac 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 White Popinac

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

Care Summary for White Popinac

White Popinac

White Popinac


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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