Plant Care Asian Bittersweet

Asian Bittersweet

Also known as

Oriental bittersweet, Chinese bittersweet, Asian bittersweet, Round-leaved bittersweet and Asiatic bittersweet

Taxonomy

Celastrus orbiculatus
Celastrus
Celastraceae
Celastrales

How to care for Asian Bittersweet

Water

How often to water your Asian Bittersweet

Water needs for Asian Bittersweet
0.5 cups
every 9

Asian Bittersweet 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 Asian Bittersweet

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Select a city to check sunlight intensity

Finding light for Asian Bittersweet in your home

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

Asian Bittersweet love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Asian Bittersweet does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Asian Bittersweet

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

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Asian Bittersweet can be challenging to care for, according to some plant parents. Check out the reviews down below to learn from their experiences!


Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Toxicity
Soil
Fertilizer
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Asian Bittersweet

Asian Bittersweet

Asian Bittersweet


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.

Trending in your area

Similar to Asian Bittersweet

Discover rare plants

This plant is popular in