Plant Care European Birthwort

European Birthwort

Also known as

(european) birthwort


Aristolochia clematitis

How to care for European Birthwort


How often to water your European Birthwort

Water needs for European Birthwort
0.5 cups
every 9

European Birthwort 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 European Birthwort

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for European Birthwort in your home

Light needs and placement for plant European Birthwort: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

European Birthwort love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

European Birthwort does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize European Birthwort

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

Difficulty Level

European Birthwort is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for European Birthwort

European Birthwort

European Birthwort

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.

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