Plant Care Common Grape Hyacinth

Common Grape Hyacinth

About Common Grape Hyacinth

Common Grape Hyacinth is a super 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.

Common Grape Hyacinth likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Common Grape Hyacinth belongs to the muscari genus, and is native to Europe.

Taxonomy

Muscari botryoides
Muscari
Asparagaceae
Asparagales

Also known as

Compact Grape-hyacinth, Italian grape-hyacinth and grape-hyacinth

How to care for Common Grape Hyacinth

Water

How often to water your Common Grape Hyacinth

Water needs for Common Grape Hyacinth
0.5 cups
every 9

Common Grape Hyacinth 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.

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Common Grape Hyacinth in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Common Grape Hyacinth: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Common Grape Hyacinth love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Common Grape Hyacinth does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Common Grape Hyacinth

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

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Common Grape Hyacinth is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!


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Care Summary for Common Grape Hyacinth

Common Grape Hyacinth


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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