3.6 out of 5 (7 experiences)
About Serissa Foetida
Snowrose is an evergreen or semi-evergreen deciduous shrub in the Coffee family native to sub-tropical woodlands, streambanks and wet meadows in southeast Asia. It grows 2-4 feet tall and slightly wider with stiff branches covered in small glossy leaves and many white flowers. It requires consistent moisture in fertile well-drained soils in partial sun to partial shade.
Also known as
Snowrose, Snowrose, Serissa, Tree of a thousand stars, Japanese boxthorn, Serissa foetida, Snow Rose Bonsai and Serissa foetida
How to care for Serissa Foetida
Serissa Foetida needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.
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Serissa Foetida 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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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 Serissa Foetida after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.