About Common Ninebark
This plant can be found growing on rocky hillsides, banks of streams and in moist thickets. The common name comes from the layers of bark, said to be 9 layers. They're found on stream banks, riverside thickets and scour prairies.
Also known as
Atlantic Ninebark, Atlantic Ninebark, Common ninebark, Eastern ninebark and Atlantic ninebark
How to care for Common Ninebark
Common Ninebark needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Common Ninebark love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Common Ninebark does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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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 Common Ninebark after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.