Plant Care Chamber Bitter

Chamber Bitter

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About Chamber Bitter

Chamberbitter is a summer annual, heavily branched at the base with ascending stems, often forming a mound 1 to 2 feet in height. Leaves are oblong in shape, 1/2 to 3/4 inch in length, on short branches. Flowers are small, inconspicuous, and greenish-white. Distinctive round fruit are borne on the undersides of the lateral branches at the leaf axils.


Phyllanthus urinaria

Also known as

Chamberbitter, Gripeweed, Shatterstone, Stonebreaker and Leafflower

How to care for Chamber Bitter


How often to water your Chamber Bitter

Water needs for Chamber Bitter
0.5 cups
every 9

Chamber Bitter 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 Chamber Bitter

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Chamber Bitter in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Chamber Bitter: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Chamber Bitter may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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How to fertilize Chamber Bitter

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

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Care Summary for Chamber Bitter

Chamber Bitter

Chamber Bitter

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


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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