Plant Care Carolina Silverbell

Carolina Silverbell

Also known as

Carolina silverbell and little silverbell

Taxonomy

Halesia carolina
Halesia
Styracaceae
Ericales

How to care for Carolina Silverbell

Water

How often to water your Carolina Silverbell

Water needs for Carolina Silverbell
0.5 cups
every 9

Carolina Silverbell 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.

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Carolina Silverbell in your home

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

Carolina Silverbell love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Carolina Silverbell does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Carolina Silverbell

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

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Carolina Silverbell is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!


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Care Summary for Carolina Silverbell

Carolina Silverbell


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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