Plant Care Fendler's Ceanothus

Fendler's Ceanothus

About Fendler's Ceanothus

Fendler's Ceanothus is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Fendler's Ceanothus likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Fendler's Ceanothus belongs to the Ceanothus genus, and is native to Western North America.


Ceanothus fendleri

Also known as

Fendler['s] ceanothus,, Fendler['s] buckbrush and deer brier

How to care for Fendler's Ceanothus


How often to water your Fendler's Ceanothus

Water needs for Fendler's Ceanothus
0.5 cups
every 9

Fendler's Ceanothus 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

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Finding light for Fendler's Ceanothus in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Fendler's Ceanothus: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Fendler's Ceanothus love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Fendler's Ceanothus does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Fendler's Ceanothus in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Fendler's Ceanothus

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

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Care Summary for Fendler's Ceanothus

Fendler's Ceanothus

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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