Plant Care African Bindweed

African Bindweed

Also known as

ground blue-convolvulus and blue rock bindweed


Convolvulus sabatius

How to care for African Bindweed


How often to water your African Bindweed

Water needs for African Bindweed
0.5 cups
every 9

African Bindweed 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 African Bindweed

Water 0.5 cups every

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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.

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Finding light for African Bindweed in your home

Light needs and placement for plant African Bindweed: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

African Bindweed love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

African Bindweed does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize African Bindweed

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for African Bindweed

African Bindweed

African Bindweed

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.

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