Plant Care Corkscrew Flower

Corkscrew Flower

Also known as

Snail Vine

Taxonomy

Cochliasanthus caracalla
Cochliasanthus
Fabaceae
Fabales

How to care for Corkscrew Flower

Water

How often to water your Corkscrew Flower

Water needs for Corkscrew Flower
0.5 cups
every 9

Corkscrew Flower needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Louisville, Kentucky.

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 Corkscrew Flower

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Plant care guide for Corkscrew Flower in Louisville, Kentucky

Louisville, Kentucky

33% Very Low

Growing Corkscrew Flower in Louisville right now

Light needs for plant Corkscrew Flower in Louisville, Kentucky

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

February 6th, 2023

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Louisville is currently low 📉.

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

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Light needs for plant Corkscrew Flower in Louisville, Kentucky

Sunlight will increase by 39.6% ☀️

February 6th, 2023

Louisville is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Louisville is expected to increase by 39.6% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.9 megajoules of energy per…

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Finding light for Snail Vine in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Corkscrew Flower: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Corkscrew Flower 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 Louisville, Kentucky ⛅.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Corkscrew Flower

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

Care Summary for Corkscrew Flower

Corkscrew Flower

Corkscrew Flower


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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