Plant Care Forbidden Fruit

Forbidden Fruit


Hosta Forbidden Fruit

How to care for Forbidden Fruit


How often to water your Forbidden Fruit

Water needs for Forbidden Fruit
0.5 cups
every 9

Forbidden Fruit 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 Forbidden Fruit

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.

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Finding light for Forbidden Fruit in your home

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

Forbidden Fruit love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Forbidden Fruit does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Forbidden Fruit

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

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Care Summary for Forbidden Fruit

Forbidden Fruit

Forbidden Fruit

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.

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