Plant Care Sea Orache

Sea Orache

Also known as

Mediterranean Saltbush and Shrubby Orache


Atriplex halimus

How to care for Sea Orache


How often to water your Sea Orache

Water needs for Sea Orache
0.5 cups
every 9

Sea Orache 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 Sea Orache

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.

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Finding light for Sea Orache in your home

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

Sea Orache love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Sea Orache does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Sea Orache

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Sea Orache

Sea Orache

Sea Orache

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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