Plant Care Sugar Vine

Sugar Vine

Reviewed by: Kiersten Rankel | Last Updated: 11/05/2021


Cissus 'Sugar Vine'

How to care for Sugar Vine


How often to water your Sugar Vine

Water needs for Sugar Vine
0.5 cups
every 9

Sugar Vine needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Nashville, Tennessee.

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 Sugar Vine

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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.

Plant care guide for Sugar Vine in Nashville, Tennessee

Nashville, Tennessee

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Growing Sugar Vine in Nashville right now

Light needs for plant Sugar Vine in Nashville, Tennessee

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

December 6th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Nashville is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determi…

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Light needs for plant Sugar Vine in Nashville, Tennessee

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 21.8% ☀️

December 7th, 2021

Nashville is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Nashville is expected to decrease by 21.8% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.0 megajoules of energy per m2

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Light needs for plant Sugar Vine in Nashville, Tennessee

Daylight will decrease by 0.8 hours 📉

December 6th, 2021

This month, Nashville is getting an average of 8.3 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 7.8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.5 total hours of day…

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Finding light for Sugar Vine in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Sugar Vine: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Sugar Vine 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 Nashville, Tennessee ⛅.


How to fertilize Sugar Vine

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

When to repot Sugar Vine

Nutrient needs for plant Sugar Vine in Nashville, Tennessee

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

December 5th, 2021

The growing potential in Nashville is low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to rep…

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Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Sugar Vine

Sugar Vine

Sugar Vine

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Nashville, Tennessee, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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