Plant Care Creeping Wire Vine

Creeping Wire Vine

3.7 out of 5 (6 experiences)

Creeping Wire Vine has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily
Creeping Wire Vine has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Also known as

Sprawling Wirevine, Sprawling Wirevine and Creeping Wire vine


Muehlenbeckia axillaris

How to care for Creeping Wire Vine


How often to water your Creeping Wire Vine

Water needs for Creeping Wire Vine
0.5 cups
every 9

Creeping Wire Vine 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 Creeping Wire Vine

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Sprawling Wirevine in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Creeping Wire Vine: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Creeping Wire Vine love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Creeping Wire Vine does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Creeping Wire Vine

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

Water Needs
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Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Creeping Wire Vine

Creeping Wire Vine

Creeping Wire Vine

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.

What other plant parents say

Creeping Wire Vine has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 3
Creeping Wire Vine has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 3
Creeping Wire Vine has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 3
Creeping Wire Vine has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
Creeping Wire Vine has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 1
Samiam060 avatar
leaf-1 62 Plants
xp 2,066 XP
globe Marquette, MI

Has the CUTEST little jelly flowers on it. Dry easy and underrated plant. Especially for a vining plant.

Fast grower Fast grower
Blooms easily Blooms easily
Survivor Survivor
Kaitlin avatar
leaf-1 9 Plants
xp 119 XP
globe Mesa, AZ

It’s always easy to tell when it’s time to water and it grows quickly if it gets enough sun! But not too much sun it seems like it would burn very easily

Fast grower Fast grower
Survivor Survivor
Sasha avatar
leaf-1 8 Plants
xp 104 XP

It attracts tiny bugs and could infest other plants around it.

Pest magnet Pest magnet
Browns easily Browns easily

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