Plant Care Cat Greenbrier

Cat Greenbrier

Also known as

cat greenbriar and catbriar

Taxonomy

Smilax glauca
Smilax
Smilacaceae
Liliales

How to care for Cat Greenbrier

Water

How often to water your Cat Greenbrier

Water needs for Cat Greenbrier
0.5 cups
every 9

Cat 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.

Calculate water needs of Cat Greenbrier

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Cat Greenbrier in your home

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

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

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

Cat Greenbrier does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Cat Greenbrier

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

FAQs
Difficulty Level

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


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Propagation

Care Summary for Cat Greenbrier

Cat Greenbrier

Cat Greenbrier


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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