Plant Care Callisia Fragrans
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Callisia Fragrans

4.0 out of 5 (4 experiences)

Callisia Fragrans has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Callisia Fragrans has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Also known as

Basket Plant, Basket Plant, Chain Plant and Inch Plant

Taxonomy

Callisia fragrans
Callisia
Commelinaceae
Commelinales

How to care for Callisia Fragrans

Water

How often to water your Callisia Fragrans

Water needs for Callisia Fragrans
0.5 cups
every 9

Callisia Fragrans 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 Callisia Fragrans

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Basket Plant in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Callisia Fragrans: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Callisia Fragrans may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Callisia Fragrans

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

Care Summary for Callisia Fragrans

Callisia Fragrans

Callisia Fragrans


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft 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

Callisia Fragrans has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 3
Callisia Fragrans has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 2
Callisia Fragrans has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Callisia Fragrans has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
Callisia Fragrans has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
Callisia Fragrans has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
Callisia Fragrans 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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