About Carpet Box
Pachysandra terminalis, or Japanese Spurge, is an herbaceous perennial evergreen in the boxwood family used as a rhizomatous ground cover. It takes about three years to establish a solid groundcover in suitable climates. It is susceptible to leaf blight, root rot, and euonymus scale.
Also known as
Japanese Spurge, Japanese Spurge, Japanese pachysandra and Carpet box
How to care for Carpet Box
Carpet Box needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Madison, Wisconsin.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
January 25th, 2023
Madison is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Madison is expected to increase by 37.7% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 7.5 megajoules of energy per m2 pe…
January 27th, 2023
This month, Madison is getting an average of 5.7 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will increase by 12% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.1 total hours of dayli…
Carpet Box may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.
Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Madison, Wisconsin ⛅.
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 Carpet Box after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.