Plant Care Bunchberry

Bunchberry

Also known as

bunchberry, bunchberry dogwood, crackerberry, creeping dogwood, dwarf cornel, pudding-berry, Canada bunchberry, Canadian dwarf cornel and cornel-berry

Taxonomy

Cornus canadensis
Cornus
Cornaceae
Cornales

How to care for Bunchberry

Water

How often to water your Bunchberry

Water needs for Bunchberry
0.5 cups
every 9

Bunchberry 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 Bunchberry

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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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 Bunchberry in your home

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

Bunchberry love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Bunchberry does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Bunchberry

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

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Bunchberry is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!


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Care Summary for Bunchberry

Bunchberry

Bunchberry


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

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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