Plant Care Tropical White Morning Glory

Tropical White Morning Glory

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Tropical White Morning Glory has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Tropical White Morning Glory has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

About Tropical White Morning Glory

Tropical White Morning Glory is a relatively rare houseplant 🌿 that is easy to grow and needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Plant parents describe this plant as a fast grower and being a survivor with only 60 being grown with Greg around the world. Check out the reviews below for more details!🌟

Tropical White Morning Glory likes soil that is well draining. You may want to supplement with a gentle, organic fertilizer throughout the peak growing season.

Tropical White Morning Glory belongs to the Ipomoea genus, and is native to Florida, Mexico, Central and South America.

⚠️ Tropical White Morning Glory is not safe to consume. If you, a family member, or a pet has ingested any amount of plant material contact Poison Control, US (800) 222-1222, or your veterinarian. If you have children, cats, or dogs in the home, we suggest keeping this plant out of reach.

Taxonomy

Ipomoea alba
Ipomoea
Convolvulaceae
Solanales

Also known as

moonflower, Ipomoea alba. and lpomoea alba

How to care for Tropical White Morning Glory

💦 Water

How often to water your Tropical White Morning Glory

Water needs for Tropical White Morning Glory
0.5 cups
every 9

Tropical White Morning Glory 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 Tropical White Morning Glory

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Tropical White Morning Glory in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Tropical White Morning Glory: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Tropical White Morning Glory love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Tropical White Morning Glory does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Tropical White Morning Glory in your home 🏡.

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Tropical White Morning Glory

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Tropical White Morning Glory: 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 Tropical White Morning Glory after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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💡 FAQs
⭐ Difficulty Level

Tropical White Morning Glory is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

Benefits of Growing Tropical White Morning Glory →

Common Tropical White Morning Glory Problems →


💦 Water Needs

Tropical White Morning Glory prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Tropical White Morning Glory Water Frequency →

Tropical White Morning Glory Root Rot →


☀️ Sunlight Needs

Tropical White Morning Glory requires abundant, bright and direct light. Place it less than one foot from a window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.

Tropical White Morning Glory Light Requirements →

Tropical White Morning Glory Direct Sunlight Needs & Tolerance →


🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Tropical White Morning Glory is not safe to consume. If you, a family member, or a pet has ingested any amount of plant material contact Poison Control, US (800) 222-1222, or your veterinarian. If you have children, cats, or dogs in the home, we suggest keeping this plant out of reach.


💨 Humidity

Tropical White Morning Glory doesn’t require additional humidity. Plants absorb most water through their root system rather than their leaves, so the best way to provide humidity for your plants is through watering the soil.

Tropical White Morning Glory Humidity Needs →


🪴 Soil

Tropical White Morning Glory does best in well-draining soil. A good soil will contain lots of organic matter such as coco coir as well as perlite or vermiculite to help with drainage. Adding a handful of perlite to regular store-bought potting soil should do the trick!

When and How to Successfully Repot Tropical White Morning Glory →


💩 Fertilizer

Tropical White Morning Glory is a fast growing plant and may deplete the nutrients in its soil over time. Replenish them with a gentle organic fertilizer or compost every 1-2 months depending on your location and season. Fertilize more often during the growing season and in warmer and brighter climates.


🌎 Native Region

Tropical White Morning Glory is native to Worldwide.


⬆️ ⬇️ Growth Pattern

Tropical White Morning Glory is a naturally climbing plant and can be trained to climb indoors if you provide a moss pole or trellis. The newest growth will emerge from the end of the stems.

How and When to Prune Tropical White Morning Glory →


🌦️ Growing Outdoors

USDA Hardiness Zone
Tropical White Morning Glory can be grown outdoors in USDA Hardiness Zones 10a-12b. Find your local hardiness zone here.

Tropical White Morning Glory Temperature Tolerance →


🌱 Propagation

The seeds of Tropical White Morning Glory can be used to grow new plants! After your plant flowers, any seeds that formed can be collected and germinated in potting soil.


🧐 Troubleshooting

When troubleshooting a sad-looking houseplant, start by checking for signs of distress in its leaves, such as yellowing, browning, or drooping, which can indicate overwatering or nutrient deficiencies.

Inspect the soil moisture; too dry or too wet soil can cause problems.

Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of light, as too much or too little can stress it.

Finally, consider environmental factors like temperature and humidity, and adjust care routines accordingly to revive your plant.


Care Summary for Tropical White Morning Glory

Tropical White Morning Glory

Tropical White Morning Glory


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.

What other plant parents say

Tropical White Morning Glory has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 2
Tropical White Morning Glory has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 2
Tropical White Morning Glory has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Tropical White Morning Glory has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
@sophiaveronaa avatar
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leaf-1 7 Plants
xp 863 XP
06/07/2021

good climbing vine and pretty flowers that are white so they match with any other variation of flowers on vines

Fast grower Fast grower
Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Blooms easily Blooms easily
Survivor Survivor
@Lupita6785 avatar
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leaf-1 1 Plants
xp 57 XP
globe Littlerock, CA
06/04/2021

Spray the leaves and play music for it

Fast grower Fast grower
Survivor Survivor

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