About Frangula alnus
Frangula alnus 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.
Frangula alnus likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.
Also known as
Frangula alnus, Alder Buckthorn, glossy buckthorn and breaking buckthorn
How to care for Frangula alnus
Frangula alnus 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.
Frangula alnus love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Frangula alnus does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Frangula alnus 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 Frangula alnus after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.