Plant Care Manchu Tubergourd

Manchu Tubergourd

Also known as

Manchu tuber gourd, red hailstone, red-hailstone and Manchu tuber-gourd


Thladiantha dubia

How to care for Manchu Tubergourd


How often to water your Manchu Tubergourd

Water needs for Manchu Tubergourd
0.5 cups
every 9

Manchu Tubergourd 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 Manchu Tubergourd

Water 0.5 cups every

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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 Manchu Tubergourd in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Manchu Tubergourd: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Manchu Tubergourd 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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How to fertilize Manchu Tubergourd

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

Care Summary for Manchu Tubergourd

Manchu Tubergourd

Manchu Tubergourd

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft 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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