Plant Care Glossy Currant

Glossy Currant

Also known as

Wild Currant

Taxonomy

Searsia lucida
Searsia
Anacardiaceae
Sapindales

How to care for Glossy Currant

Water

How often to water your Glossy Currant

Water needs for Glossy Currant
0.5 cups
every 9

Glossy Currant 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?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Glossy Currant in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Glossy Currant: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Glossy Currant love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Glossy Currant does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Glossy Currant

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

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Care Summary for Glossy Currant

Glossy Currant


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.

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