Plant Care Earleaf Greenbrier

Earleaf Greenbrier

Also known as

wild bamboo and wild-bamboo


Smilax auriculata

How to care for Earleaf Greenbrier


How often to water your Earleaf Greenbrier

Water needs for Earleaf Greenbrier
0.5 cups
every 9

Earleaf Greenbrier 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

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Finding light for Earleaf Greenbrier in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Earleaf Greenbrier: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Earleaf Greenbrier love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Earleaf Greenbrier does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Earleaf Greenbrier

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern

Care Summary for Earleaf Greenbrier

Earleaf Greenbrier

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


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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