Plant Care Dysentery-Bush


Also known as

Alyxia buxifolia subacuta and Alyxia capitellata


Alyxia buxifolia

How to care for Dysentery-Bush


How often to water your Dysentery-Bush

Water needs for Dysentery-Bush
0.5 cups
every 9

Dysentery-Bush 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.

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Dysentery-Bush in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Dysentery-Bush: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Dysentery-Bush 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 Dysentery-Bush

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

Care Summary for Dysentery-Bush


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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