Plant Care Blackeyed susan vine
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Blackeyed susan vine

Also known as

Black-eyed susan vine

Taxonomy

Thunbergia alata
Thunbergia
Acanthaceae
Lamiales

How to care for Blackeyed susan vine

Water

How often to water your Blackeyed susan vine

Water needs for Blackeyed susan vine
0.5 cups
every 9

Blackeyed susan vine 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 Blackeyed susan vine

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Blackeyed susan vine in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Blackeyed susan vine: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Blackeyed susan vine 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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Nutrients

How to fertilize Blackeyed susan vine

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

Care Summary for Blackeyed susan vine

Blackeyed susan vine

Blackeyed susan vine


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft 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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