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.

Taxonomy

Fallopia dumetorum
Fallopia
Polygonaceae
Caryophyllales

Also known as

copse-bindweed and desert knotgrass

How to care for Climbing False Buckwheat

Water

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 located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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.

Plant care guide for Climbing False Buckwheat in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

27% Very Low

Growing Climbing False Buckwheat in Pittsburgh right now

Light needs for plant Climbing False Buckwheat in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

February 5th, 2023

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Pittsburgh is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determ…

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Light needs for plant Climbing False Buckwheat in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Sunlight will increase by 45.2% ☀️

February 6th, 2023

Pittsburgh is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Pittsburgh is expected to increase by 45.2% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 8.6 megajoules of energy per…

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Light needs for plant Climbing False Buckwheat in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Daylight will increase by 1.3 hours 📈

February 7th, 2023

This month, Pittsburgh is getting an average of 5.2 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 13.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.7 total hours of …

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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 ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania ⛅.

Climbing False Buckwheat does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Nutrients

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.

FAQs
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Care Summary for Climbing False Buckwheat

Climbing False Buckwheat


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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