Plant Care Sprawling wirevine

Sprawling wirevine

3.7 out of 5 (6 experiences)

Sprawling wirevine has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily
Sprawling wirevine has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Also known as

Creeping Wire vine

Taxonomy

Muehlenbeckia axillaris
Muehlenbeckia
Polygonaceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Sprawling wirevine

Water

How often to water your Sprawling wirevine

Water needs for Sprawling wirevine
0.5 cups
every 9

Sprawling wirevine 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 Sprawling wirevine

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 Sprawling wirevine in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Sprawling wirevine: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Sprawling wirevine love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Sprawling wirevine does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Sprawling wirevine

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

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Care Summary for Sprawling wirevine

Sprawling wirevine

Sprawling wirevine


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

Sprawling wirevine has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 3
Sprawling wirevine has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 3
Sprawling wirevine has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 3
Sprawling wirevine has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
Sprawling wirevine has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 1
Samiam060 avatar
@Samiam060
leaf-1 69 Plants
xp 1,745 XP
globe Marquette, Michigan
09/29/2021

Has the CUTEST little jelly flowers on it. Dry easy and underrated plant. Especially for a vining plant.

Fast grower Fast grower
Blooms easily Blooms easily
Survivor Survivor
Kaitlin avatar
@Kaitlin
leaf-1 9 Plants
xp 119 XP
globe Mesa, Arizona
08/13/2021

It’s always easy to tell when it’s time to water and it grows quickly if it gets enough sun! But not too much sun it seems like it would burn very easily

Fast grower Fast grower
Survivor Survivor
Sasha avatar
@Sasha
leaf-1 8 Plants
xp 104 XP
06/30/2021

It attracts tiny bugs and could infest other plants around it.

Pest magnet Pest magnet
Browns easily Browns easily

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