4.6 out of 5 (16 experiences)
About Greater Periwinkle
Greater Periwinkle is a popular houseplant 🌿 that is isn’t challenging to grow and needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.
Plant parents describe this plant as a fast grower and being a survivor with a whopping 533 being grown with Greg around the world. Check out the reviews below for more details!🌟
Greater Periwinkle likes soil that is well draining. You may want to supplement with a gentle, organic fertilizer throughout the peak growing season.
⚠️ Greater Periwinkle 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
Big Leaf Periwinkle, Large Periwinkle, Blue Buttons and Vinca Vine
How to care for Greater Periwinkle
Greater Periwinkle 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.
Greater Periwinkle love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Greater Periwinkle does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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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 Greater Periwinkle after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.