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 San Antonio, 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

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 Cochliasanthus Caracalla in San Antonio, Texas

San Antonio, Texas

47% Low

Growing Cochliasanthus Caracalla in San Antonio right now

Light needs for plant Cochliasanthus Caracalla in San Antonio, Texas

Plant growth potential is currently medium 👌

February 7th, 2023

Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in San Antonio is currently medium 👌.

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

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Light needs for plant Cochliasanthus Caracalla in San Antonio, Texas

Sunlight will increase by 24.3% ☀️

February 1st, 2023

San Antonio is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in San Antonio is expected to increase by 24.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 12.1 megajoules of energy …

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Light needs for plant Cochliasanthus Caracalla in San Antonio, Texas

Daylight will increase by 0.8 hours 📈

February 5th, 2023

This month, San Antonio is getting an average of 7.5 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 7.8% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 11.1 total hours of …

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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 San Antonio, Texas ⛅.

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.

When to repot Cochliasanthus Caracalla

Nutrient needs for plant Cochliasanthus Caracalla in San Antonio, Texas

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

February 7th, 2023

The growing potential in San Antonio 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 r…

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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 San Antonio, Texas, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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