Plant Care Chinese Perfume Plant

Chinese Perfume Plant

Taxonomy

Aglaia odorata
Aglaia
Meliaceae
Sapindales

How to care for Chinese Perfume Plant

💦 Water

How often to water your Chinese Perfume Plant

Water needs for Chinese Perfume Plant
0.5 cups
every 9

Chinese Perfume 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 Chinese Perfume Plant

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Chinese Perfume Plant in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Chinese Perfume Plant: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Chinese Perfume Plant love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Chinese Perfume Plant does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Chinese Perfume Plant in your home 🏡.

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Chinese Perfume Plant

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Chinese Perfume 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 Chinese Perfume Plant after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

💡 FAQs
⭐ Difficulty Level

Chinese Perfume 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!

Benefits of Growing Chinese Perfume Plant →

Common Chinese Perfume Plant Problems →


💦 Water Needs

Chinese Perfume Plant prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Chinese Perfume Plant Water Frequency →

Chinese Perfume Plant Root Rot →


☀️ Sunlight Needs

Chinese Perfume Plant requires abundant, bright and direct light. Place it less than one foot from a window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.

Chinese Perfume Plant Light Requirements →

Chinese Perfume Plant Direct Sunlight Needs & Tolerance →


🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.

If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.


⬆️ ⬇️ Growth Pattern

Chinese Perfume Plant will branch off as it grows. To encourage branching, pinch off the newest growth at the tip and the stem will branch off into two.

How and When to Prune Chinese Perfume Plant →


🌦️ Growing Outdoors

USDA Hardiness Zone
Chinese Perfume Plant can be grown outdoors in USDA Hardiness Zones 10a-11b. Find your local hardiness zone here.

Chinese Perfume Plant Temperature Tolerance →


🧐 Troubleshooting

When troubleshooting a sad-looking houseplant, start by checking for signs of distress in its leaves, such as yellowing, browning, or drooping, which can indicate overwatering or nutrient deficiencies.

Inspect the soil moisture; too dry or too wet soil can cause problems.

Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of light, as too much or too little can stress it.

Finally, consider environmental factors like temperature and humidity, and adjust care routines accordingly to revive your plant.


Care Summary for Chinese Perfume Plant

Chinese Perfume Plant

Chinese Perfume Plant


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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