Plant Care Common Wild Currant

Common Wild Currant

Also known as

Rhus baurii, Rhus conrathii, Rhus flexuosa, Rhus fraseri, Rhus impermeabilis, Rhus puberula, Rhus pyroides gracilis, Rhus pyroides integrifolia, Rhus pyroides pyroides, Rhus pyroides transvaalensis, Rhus steudneri, Rhus tridentata integrifolia, Rhus vulgaris, Searsia pyroides and Toxicodendron pyrodes

Taxonomy

Searsia pyroides
Searsia
Anacardiaceae
Sapindales

How to care for Common Wild Currant

Water

How often to water your Common Wild Currant

Water needs for Common Wild Currant
0.5 cups
every 9

Common Wild 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 Common Wild Currant in your home

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

Common Wild Currant love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Common Wild Currant does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Common Wild Currant

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

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Care Summary for Common Wild Currant

Common Wild 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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