Plant Care Japanese climbing hydrangea

Japanese climbing hydrangea

Also known as

Climbing hydrangea and Japanese climbing-hydrangea

Taxonomy

Hydrangea anomala
Hydrangea
Hydrangeaceae
Cornales

How to care for Japanese climbing hydrangea

Water

How often to water your Japanese climbing hydrangea

Water needs for Japanese climbing hydrangea
0.5 cups
every 9

Japanese climbing hydrangea 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?

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 Japanese climbing hydrangea in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Japanese climbing hydrangea: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Japanese climbing hydrangea love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Japanese climbing hydrangea does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Japanese climbing hydrangea in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Japanese climbing hydrangea

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

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Japanese climbing hydrangea is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!


Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Toxicity
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Fertilizer
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors
Propagation

Care Summary for Japanese climbing hydrangea

Japanese climbing hydrangea


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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