Plant Care Cochliasanthus Caracalla

Cochliasanthus Caracalla

Also known as

Snail Vine, Snail Vine and Corkscrew Flower


Cochliasanthus caracalla

How to care for Cochliasanthus Caracalla


How often to water your Cochliasanthus Caracalla

Water needs for Cochliasanthus Caracalla
0.5 cups
every 9

Cochliasanthus Caracalla needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Austin, Texas.

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 Cochliasanthus Caracalla

Water 0.5 cups every

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Plant care guide for Cochliasanthus Caracalla in Austin, Texas

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Growing Cochliasanthus Caracalla in Austin right now

Light needs for plant Cochliasanthus Caracalla in Austin, Texas

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

February 7th, 2023

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

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

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Light needs for plant Cochliasanthus Caracalla in Austin, Texas

Sunlight will increase by 28.6% ☀️

February 7th, 2023

Austin is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Austin is expected to increase by 28.6% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 12.7 megajoules of energy per m2 per…

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Light needs for plant Cochliasanthus Caracalla in Austin, Texas

Daylight will increase by 0.9 hours 📈

February 8th, 2023

This month, Austin is getting an average of 7.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 8.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 11.1 total hours of dayli…

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Finding light for Snail Vine in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Cochliasanthus Caracalla: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Cochliasanthus Caracalla 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 Austin, Texas ⛅.


How to fertilize Cochliasanthus Caracalla

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

Care Summary for Cochliasanthus Caracalla

Cochliasanthus Caracalla

Cochliasanthus Caracalla

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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