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 Worth, Texas.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
November 27th, 2021
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Fort Worth is currently low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determ…
November 28th, 2021
Fort Worth is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Fort Worth is expected to decrease by 23.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.5 megajoules of energy per m…
November 27th, 2021
This month, Fort Worth is getting an average of 9.2 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 8.4% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.9 total hours of da…
Common birch love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Common birch does not tolerate low light 🚫.
Fort Worth, Texas currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample 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.