Plant Care Hummingbird Vine
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Hummingbird Vine

Also known as

Trumpet creeper, Trumpet creeper, Trumpet vine, Cow itch vine and Hummingbird vine

Taxonomy

Campsis radicans
Campsis
Bignoniaceae
Lamiales

How to care for Hummingbird Vine

Water

How often to water your Hummingbird Vine

Water needs for Hummingbird Vine
0.5 cups
every 9

Hummingbird Vine 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 Hummingbird Vine

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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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 Trumpet creeper in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Hummingbird Vine: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Hummingbird Vine love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Hummingbird Vine does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Hummingbird Vine

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

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Hummingbird Vine can be challenging to care for, according to some plant parents. Check out the reviews down below to learn from their experiences!


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Care Summary for Hummingbird Vine

Hummingbird Vine

Hummingbird Vine


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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