About American Spikenard
American Spikenard is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that is easy to grow and needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.
American Spikenard likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.
American Spikenard belongs to the Aralia genus, and is native to North America.
Also known as
American spikenard, Small spikenard, Indian root, Spice berry, Spignet, Life-of-man and Petty morel
How to care for American Spikenard
American Spikenard 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.
American Spikenard love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
American Spikenard does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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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 American Spikenard after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.