Plant Care climbing hydrangea
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climbing hydrangea

Also known as

climbing hydrangea and Hydrangea anomala subsp. petiolaris

Taxonomy

Hydrangea petiolaris
Hydrangea
Hydrangeaceae
Cornales

How to care for climbing hydrangea

Water

How often to water your climbing hydrangea

Water needs for climbing hydrangea
0.5 cups
every 9

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.

Calculate water needs of climbing hydrangea

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

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 climbing hydrangea in your home

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

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.

climbing hydrangea does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize climbing hydrangea

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

FAQs
Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Soil
Fertilizer

Care Summary for climbing hydrangea

climbing hydrangea

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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