Plant Care cat greenbriar

cat greenbriar

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Also known as

cat greenbriar and catbriar


Smilax glauca

How to care for cat greenbriar


How often to water your cat greenbriar

Water needs for cat greenbriar
0.5 cups
every 9

cat greenbriar 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 cat greenbriar in your home

Light needs and placement for plant cat greenbriar: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

cat greenbriar love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

cat greenbriar does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of cat greenbriar in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize cat greenbriar

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

Difficulty Level

cat greenbriar can be challenging to care for, according to some plant parents. Check out the reviews down below to learn from their experiences!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for cat greenbriar

cat greenbriar

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.

What other plant parents say

Gibbya avatar
leaf-1 34 Plants
xp 1,573 XP
globe McCalla, Alabama

No one really wants to grow or keep a briar. This is just an experiment to try out water propagation on a plant that is indeed a weed.
Also, do not recommend trying to pick it either. It has thorns, hence the name greenBRIAR.
Seriously, just pick something else. Anything else.

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