Plant Care Basket Plant

Basket Plant

4.0 out of 5 (4 experiences)

Basket Plant has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Basket Plant has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

About Basket Plant

Basket Plant is a popular houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Plant parents describe this plant as being a survivor and a fast grower with a whopping 215 being grown with Greg around the world. Check out the reviews below for more details!🌟

Basket Plant likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Taxonomy

Callisia fragrans
Callisia
Commelinaceae
Commelinales

Also known as

Chain Plant, Inch Plant and Basketplant

How to care for Basket Plant

Water

How often to water your Basket Plant

Water needs for Basket Plant
0.5 cups
every 9

Basket Plant 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 Basket Plant

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 Basket Plant in your home

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

Basket Plant love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Basket Plant does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Basket Plant

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

FAQs
Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Toxicity
Soil
Fertilizer

Care Summary for Basket Plant

Basket Plant

Basket Plant


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.

What other plant parents say

Basket Plant has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 3
Basket Plant has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 2
Basket Plant has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Basket Plant has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
Basket Plant has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
Basket Plant has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
Basket Plant has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
Ashleigh avatar
@Ashleigh
leaf-1 3 Plants
xp 60 XP
globe Simsbury, Connecticut
05/19/2021

Doesn’t seem to be growing and looks burnt. Kinda a pain in the booty

Browns easily Browns easily
Survivor Survivor

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