Plant Care False Grape

False Grape

Also known as

heart-leaf ampelopsis, heart-leaf peppervine, heartleaf ampelopsis, heartleaf peppervine and raccoon-grape


Ampelopsis cordata

How to care for False Grape


How often to water your False Grape

Water needs for False Grape
0.5 cups
every 9

False Grape 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

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size


Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Select a city to check sunlight intensity

Finding light for False Grape in your home

Light needs and placement for plant False Grape: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

False Grape love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

False Grape does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of False Grape in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize False Grape

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern

Care Summary for False Grape

False Grape

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

Trending in your area

Similar to False Grape

Discover rare plants

This plant is popular in