About Common Birch
Common Birch is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that is a fun challenge 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.
Common Birch likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.
Common Birch belongs to the Betula genus, and is native to Central Siberia to Japan, and Alaska to Canada.
Also known as
Silver birch, Warty birch, European white birch and East asian white birch
How to care for Common Birch
Common Birch needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Fort Collins, Colorado.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
February 7th, 2023
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Fort Collins is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in dete…
February 7th, 2023
Fort Collins is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Fort Collins is expected to increase by 46.4% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 11.6 megajoules of energ…
February 6th, 2023
This month, Fort Collins is getting an average of 8.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 13.3% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.6 total hours o…
Common Birch 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 Fort Collins, Colorado ⛅.
Common Birch does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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 Common Birch after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.