Plant Care Adamant Creeper

Adamant Creeper

Also known as

veldt grape and bone setter

Taxonomy

Cissus quadrangularis
Cissus
Vitaceae
Vitales

How to care for Adamant Creeper

💦 Water

How often to water your Adamant Creeper

Water needs for Adamant Creeper
0.5 cups
every 9

Adamant Creeper 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 Adamant Creeper

Water 0.5 cups every
9

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5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Adamant Creeper in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Adamant Creeper: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Adamant Creeper may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Adamant Creeper

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

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💡 FAQs
💦 Water Needs

Adamant Creeper prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Adamant Creeper Water Frequency →

Adamant Creeper Root Rot →


☀️ Sunlight Needs

Adamant Creeper may have difficulty thriving and will drop leaves 🍃 without ample sunlight. Place it less than 3 feet from a window to maximize the potential for growth. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.

Adamant Creeper Light Requirements →

Adamant Creeper Direct Sunlight Needs & Tolerance →


🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.

If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.


💨 Humidity

Adamant Creeper doesn’t require additional humidity. Plants absorb most water through their root system rather than their leaves, so the best way to provide humidity for your plants is through watering the soil.

Adamant Creeper Humidity Needs →


🪴 Soil

Adamant Creeper does best in well-draining soil. A good soil will contain lots of organic matter such as coco coir as well as perlite or vermiculite to help with drainage. Adding a handful of perlite to regular store-bought potting soil should do the trick!

Best Soil Mix for Adamant Creeper →

When and How to Successfully Repot Adamant Creeper →


💩 Fertilizer

Adamant Creeper should be repotted after it doubles in size or once a year, whichever comes first. Fresh potting soil has all the nutrients your plant needs, so as long as it’s refreshed yearly, you shouldn’t need to use fertilizer. Remember, plants get their energy from sunlight, not fertilizer!


🌎 Native Region

Adamant Creeper is native to Worldwide.


🌦️ Growing Outdoors

USDA Hardiness Zone
Adamant Creeper can be grown outdoors in USDA Hardiness Zones 10a-12b. Find your local hardiness zone here.

Adamant Creeper Temperature Tolerance →


🧐 Troubleshooting

When troubleshooting a sad-looking houseplant, start by checking for signs of distress in its leaves, such as yellowing, browning, or drooping, which can indicate overwatering or nutrient deficiencies.

Inspect the soil moisture; too dry or too wet soil can cause problems.

Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of light, as too much or too little can stress it.

Finally, consider environmental factors like temperature and humidity, and adjust care routines accordingly to revive your plant.


Care Summary for Adamant Creeper

Adamant Creeper

Adamant Creeper


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft 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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