Plant Care Cochliasanthus Caracalla

Cochliasanthus Caracalla

Also known as

Snail Vine, Snail Vine and Corkscrew Flower

Taxonomy

Cochliasanthus caracalla
Cochliasanthus
Fabaceae
Fabales

How to care for Cochliasanthus Caracalla

Water

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 Houston, 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
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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

Plant care guide for Cochliasanthus Caracalla in Houston, Texas

Houston, Texas

55% Medium

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 maximize the potential for growth..️

Houston, Texas currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.

Nutrients

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:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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