About Carolina Buckthorn
Carolina Buckthorn 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.
Carolina Buckthorn likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.
Carolina Buckthorn belongs to the Frangula genus, and is native to the Eastern Central and Southeastern United States to Northeast Mexico.
⚠️ Carolina Buckthorn is not safe to consume. If you, a family member, or a pet has ingested any amount of plant material contact Poison Control, US (800) 222-1222, or your veterinarian. If you have children, cats, or dogs in the home, we suggest keeping this plant out of reach.
Also known as
Indian-cherry and yellow buckthorn
How to care for Carolina Buckthorn
Carolina Buckthorn 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.
Carolina Buckthorn love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Carolina Buckthorn does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Carolina Buckthorn in your home 🏡.
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 Carolina Buckthorn after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.