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 Tampa, Florida.

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 Tampa, Florida

Tampa, Florida

64% Medium

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 maximize the potential for growth..️

Tampa, Florida currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.

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.

FAQs
Water Needs
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Toxicity

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 Tampa, Florida, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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