Plant Care Bladder Senna

Bladder Senna

About Bladder Senna

This plant prefers full sun and tolerates a range of soil types. Flowers appear on the current season's growth. It is quite aggressive and is considered weedy in some areas.


Colutea arborescens

How to care for Bladder Senna


How often to water your Bladder Senna

Water needs for Bladder Senna
0.5 cups
every 9

Bladder Senna 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 Bladder Senna

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size


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.

Select a city to check sunlight intensity

Finding light for Bladder Senna in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Bladder Senna: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Bladder Senna love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Bladder Senna does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Bladder Senna

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Bladder Senna

Bladder Senna

Bladder Senna

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

Trending in your area

Similar to Bladder Senna

Discover rare plants

This plant is popular in