Plant Care Chinese Fringe Flower

Chinese Fringe Flower

About Chinese Fringe Flower

Chinese Fringe Flower 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.

Chinese Fringe Flower likes soil that is well draining.

Chinese Fringe Flower belongs to the loropetalum genus, and is native to China to Northeastern Thailand, Japan, and Taiwan.

Taxonomy

Loropetalum chinense
Loropetalum
Hamamelidaceae
Saxifragales

Also known as

Fringe flower, Loropetalum, Strap flower and Loropetalum chinense.

How to care for Chinese Fringe Flower

Water

How often to water your Chinese Fringe Flower

Water needs for Chinese Fringe Flower
0.5 cups
every 9

Chinese Fringe Flower 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 Chinese Fringe Flower

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 Chinese Fringe Flower in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Chinese Fringe Flower: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Chinese Fringe Flower love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Chinese Fringe Flower does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Chinese Fringe Flower in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Chinese Fringe Flower

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

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Chinese Fringe Flower is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!


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Care Summary for Chinese Fringe Flower

Chinese Fringe Flower

Chinese Fringe Flower


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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