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.

Taxonomy

Phyllanthus urinaria
Phyllanthus
Phyllanthaceae
Malpighiales

Also known as

Chamberbitter, Gripeweed, Shatterstone, Stonebreaker and Leafflower

How to care for Chamber Bitter

Water

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
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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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.

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

Nutrients

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:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft 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

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