Plant Care Flame Vine

Flame Vine

Also known as

Flamevine and Orange trumpetvine


Pyrostegia venusta

How to care for Flame Vine


How often to water your Flame Vine

Water needs for Flame Vine
0.5 cups
every 9

Flame Vine 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

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Finding light for Flame Vine in your home

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

Flame Vine 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 Flame Vine

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

Care Summary for Flame Vine

Flame Vine

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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