About Bellyache Bush
Bellyache Bush is a relatively rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.
Bellyache Bush likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.
Also known as
Black physicnut and Cotton-leaf physicnut
How to care for Bellyache Bush
Bellyache Bush 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.
Bellyache Bush love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Bellyache Bush does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
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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 Bellyache Bush after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.