Plant Care Devils Twine

Devils Twine

Also known as

devils twine, dodder-laurel, spilled devil’s twine, downy dodder-laurel and Cassytha paniculata


Cassytha pubescens

How to care for Devils Twine


How often to water your Devils Twine

Water needs for Devils Twine
0.5 cups
every 9

Devils Twine 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 Devils Twine

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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 Devils Twine in your home

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

Devils Twine love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Devils Twine does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Devils Twine

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Devils Twine

Devils Twine

Devils Twine

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


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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