Plant Care Fuchsia


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Fuchsia has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Fuchsia has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily

About Fuchsia

Fuschia is a shrubby plant native to Haiti and the Dominican Republic. It is the parent of many Fuschingia hybrids.


Fuchsia triphylla

How to care for Fuchsia


How often to water your Fuchsia

Water needs for Fuchsia
0.5 cups
every 9

Fuchsia 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.

Calculate water needs of Fuchsia

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Fuchsia in your home

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

Fuchsia love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Fuchsia does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Fuchsia

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Fuchsia



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.

What other plant parents say

Fuchsia has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Fuchsia has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
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Beautiful plant but very particular about light and water. Doesn’t like to be moved around and will drop leaves and blossoms when unhappy.

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