Plant Care Carpenteria

Carpenteria

Also known as

Carpenteria, tree anemone and bush anemone

Taxonomy

Carpenteria californica
Carpenteria
Hydrangeaceae
Cornales

How to care for Carpenteria

Water

How often to water your Carpenteria

Water needs for Carpenteria
0.5 cups
every 9

Carpenteria 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.

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 Carpenteria in your home

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

Carpenteria love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Carpenteria does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Carpenteria

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

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Carpenteria is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!


Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Toxicity
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Carpenteria

Carpenteria


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.

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