Plant Care Hopseed bush

Hopseed bush

About Hopseed bush

Hopseed bush is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.


Dodonaea viscosa

Also known as

Narrow-leaf hopbush and Wedge-leaf hopbush

How to care for Hopseed bush


How often to water your Hopseed bush

Water needs for Hopseed bush
0.5 cups
every 9

Hopseed bush 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

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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Check the growing potential in your area

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 Hopseed bush in your home

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

Hopseed bush love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Hopseed bush does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Hopseed bush

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Hopseed bush

Hopseed bush

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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