Plant Care Carolina Allspice

Carolina Allspice

Also known as

Sweetshrub and Eastern sweetshrub


Calycanthus floridus

How to care for Carolina Allspice


How often to water your Carolina Allspice

Water needs for Carolina Allspice
0.5 cups
every 9

Carolina Allspice needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Irondequoit, New York.

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 Carolina Allspice

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.

Plant care guide for Carolina Allspice in Irondequoit, New York

Irondequoit, New York

34% Very Low

Finding light for Carolina Allspice in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Carolina Allspice: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Carolina Allspice 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 Irondequoit, New York ⛅.

Carolina Allspice does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize Carolina Allspice

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

Difficulty Level

Carolina Allspice is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Carolina Allspice

Carolina Allspice

Carolina Allspice

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Irondequoit, New York, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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