Plant Care black hawthorn

black hawthorn

Also known as

black hawthorn, European buckthorn and Mediterranean buckthorn

Taxonomy

Rhamnus lycioides
Rhamnus
Rhamnaceae
Rosales

How to care for black hawthorn

Water

How often to water your black hawthorn

Water needs for black hawthorn
0.5 cups
every 9

black hawthorn 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
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.

Select a city to check sunlight intensity

Finding light for black hawthorn in your home

Light needs and placement for plant black hawthorn: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

black hawthorn love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

black hawthorn does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize black hawthorn

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

FAQs
Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Toxicity
Fertilizer

Care Summary for black hawthorn

black hawthorn


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft 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.

Trending in your area

Similar to black hawthorn

Discover rare plants

This plant is popular in