Plant Care 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.


Asarina procumbens

Also known as

Asarina and trailing snapdragon

How to care for Asarina


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 located in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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

Plant care guide for Asarina in Charlotte, North Carolina

Charlotte, North Carolina

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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 ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Charlotte, North Carolina ⛅.

Asarina does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


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.

Difficulty Level

Asarina 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 Asarina


Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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