Plant Care Creeping Snowberry

Creeping Snowberry

About Creeping Snowberry

Creeping Snowberry is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in abundant sunlight ☀ and should be less than 3 feet from a window.

Creeping Snowberry likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.


Gaultheria hispidula

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How to care for Creeping Snowberry


How often to water your Creeping Snowberry

Water needs for Creeping Snowberry
0.5 cups
every 9

Creeping Snowberry needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Miami, Florida.

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 Creeping Snowberry

Water 0.5 cups every

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Creeping Snowberry in Miami, Florida

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Growing Creeping Snowberry in Miami right now

Light needs for plant Creeping Snowberry in Miami, Florida

Plant growth potential is currently medium 👌

February 6th, 2023

Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in Miami is currently medium 👌.

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

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Light needs for plant Creeping Snowberry in Miami, Florida

Sunlight will increase by 20.5% ☀️

February 2nd, 2023

Miami is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Miami is expected to increase by 20.5% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 13.0 megajoules of energy per m2 per d…

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Finding light for Creeping Snowberry in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Creeping Snowberry: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Creeping Snowberry may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Miami, Florida ⛅.


How to fertilize Creeping Snowberry

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

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Care Summary for Creeping Snowberry

Creeping Snowberry

Creeping Snowberry

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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