Plant Care Daphne Odora

Daphne Odora

About Daphne Odora

The Salverform is a short-lived evergreen shrub that grows to 6 and 1/2 feet tall. The flowers are rose-purple or white, extremely fragrant, and appear in the mid-to-late winter when little else is blooming. The plant is moderately salt tolerant and easy to propagate from stem cuttings.


Daphne odora

Also known as

Fragrant winter daphne, Fragrant winter daphne and Winter daphne

How to care for Daphne Odora


How often to water your Daphne Odora

Water needs for Daphne Odora
0.5 cups
every 9

Daphne Odora 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 Daphne Odora

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Fragrant winter daphne in your home

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

Daphne Odora love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Daphne Odora does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Daphne Odora

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

Difficulty Level

Daphne Odora is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Daphne Odora

Daphne Odora

Daphne Odora

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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