Plant Care American Licorice

American Licorice


Glycyrrhiza lepidota

How to care for American Licorice


How often to water your American Licorice

Water needs for American Licorice
0.5 cups
every 9

American Licorice needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in San Diego, California.

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

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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 American Licorice in San Diego, California

San Diego, California

57% Medium

Finding light for American Licorice in your home

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

American Licorice love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

American Licorice does not tolerate low light 🚫.

San Diego, California currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.


How to fertilize American Licorice

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

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Care Summary for American Licorice

American Licorice

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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