Plant Care Asarina

Asarina

About Asarina

Asarina 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.

Asarina likes soil that is well draining. You may want to supplement with a gentle, organic fertilizer throughout the peak growing season.

Asarina belongs to the asarina genus, and is native to Southern Europe.

Taxonomy

Asarina procumbens
Asarina
Plantaginaceae
Lamiales

Also known as

Asarina and trailing snapdragon

How to care for Asarina

Water

How often to water your Asarina

Water needs for Asarina
0.5 cups
every 9

Asarina 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
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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

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Finding light for Asarina in your home

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

Asarina love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Asarina does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Asarina

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

FAQs
Difficulty Level

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


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Care Summary for Asarina

Asarina


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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