Plant Care Zebra lipstick plant

Zebra lipstick plant


Aeschynanthus Marmoratus

How to care for Zebra lipstick plant


How often to water your Zebra lipstick plant

Water needs for Zebra lipstick plant
0.5 cups
every 9

Zebra lipstick plant 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 Zebra lipstick plant

Water 0.5 cups every

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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 Zebra lipstick plant in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Zebra lipstick plant: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Zebra lipstick plant 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 Zebra lipstick plant

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

Difficulty Level

Zebra lipstick plant is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Zebra lipstick plant

Zebra lipstick plant

Zebra lipstick plant

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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