Plant Care Climbing False Buckwheat

Climbing False Buckwheat

About Climbing False Buckwheat

Climbing False Buckwheat 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.

Climbing False Buckwheat likes soil that is well draining. You may want to supplement with a gentle, organic fertilizer throughout the peak growing season.


Fallopia dumetorum

Also known as

copse-bindweed and desert knotgrass

How to care for Climbing False Buckwheat


How often to water your Climbing False Buckwheat

Water needs for Climbing False Buckwheat
0.5 cups
every 9

Climbing False Buckwheat 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 Climbing False Buckwheat in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Climbing False Buckwheat: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Climbing False Buckwheat love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Climbing False Buckwheat does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Climbing False Buckwheat

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

Water Needs
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Care Summary for Climbing False Buckwheat

Climbing False Buckwheat

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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