Plant Care Dwarf Cornel

Dwarf Cornel

Also known as

dwarf cornel and bunchberry


Cornus suecica

How to care for Dwarf Cornel


How often to water your Dwarf Cornel

Water needs for Dwarf Cornel
0.5 cups
every 9

Dwarf Cornel 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.

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Dwarf Cornel in your home

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

Dwarf Cornel love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Dwarf Cornel does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Dwarf Cornel

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern

Care Summary for Dwarf Cornel

Dwarf Cornel

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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