About American senna
American senna is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that is easy to grow and needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.
American senna likes soil that is well draining.
American senna belongs to the senna genus, and is native to Eastern Northern America.
Also known as
American senna and wild senna
How to care for American senna
American senna 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.
American senna love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
American senna does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of American senna in your home 🏡.
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 American senna after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.