Plant Care Betel

Betel

Also known as

Betle Plant and Betle Leaf

Taxonomy

Piper betle
Piper
Piperaceae
Piperales

How to care for Betel

Water

How often to water your Betel

Water needs for Betel
0.5 cups
every 9

Betel needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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 Betel

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Betel in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

30% Very Low

Growing Betel in Philadelphia right now

Light needs for plant Betel in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

January 30th, 2023

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Philadelphia is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in dete…

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Light needs for plant Betel in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Sunlight will increase by 37.8% ☀️

January 30th, 2023

Philadelphia is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Philadelphia is expected to increase by 37.8% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.2 megajoules of energy…

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Light needs for plant Betel in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Daylight will increase by 0.8 hours 📈

January 23rd, 2023

This month, Philadelphia is getting an average of 6.5 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 8.9% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.1 total hours of…

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Finding light for Betel in your home

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

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

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ⛅.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Betel

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

When to repot Betel

Nutrient needs for plant Betel in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

January 30th, 2023

The growing potential in Philadelphia is low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to …

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Care Summary for Betel

Betel

Betel


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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