Plant Care Coralberry


Also known as

coralberry, buckbrush and Indian currant


Symphoricarpos orbiculatus

How to care for Coralberry


How often to water your Coralberry

Water needs for Coralberry
0.5 cups
every 9

Coralberry needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Denver, Colorado.

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 Coralberry

Water 0.5 cups every

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Plant care guide for Coralberry in Denver, Colorado

Denver, Colorado

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Finding light for Coralberry in your home

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

Coralberry love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Denver, Colorado ⛅.

Coralberry does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize Coralberry

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

Difficulty Level

Coralberry is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Coralberry



Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Denver, Colorado, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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