Plant Care Blackeyed Susan Vine

Blackeyed Susan Vine

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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

Finding light for Blackeyed Susan Vine in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Blackeyed Susan Vine: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Blackeyed Susan Vine love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Blackeyed Susan Vine does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Blackeyed Susan Vine in your home 🏡.

🪴 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.

💡 FAQs
⭐ Difficulty Level

Blackeyed Susan Vine 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!

Benefits of Growing Blackeyed Susan Vine →

Common Blackeyed Susan Vine Problems →


💦 Water Needs

Blackeyed Susan Vine prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Blackeyed Susan Vine Water Frequency →

Blackeyed Susan Vine Root Rot →


☀️ Sunlight Needs

Blackeyed Susan Vine requires abundant, bright and direct light. Place it less than one foot from a window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.

Blackeyed Susan Vine Light Requirements →

Blackeyed Susan Vine Direct Sunlight Needs & Tolerance →


🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Greg does not have confirmed data on this plant’s toxicity. If you, a family member, or a pet consumes plant material of unknown toxicity, it’s always best to consult a medical professional.

If you or someone else ingested this plant, call Poison Control at US (800) 222-1222. If a pet consumed this plant, contact your veterinarian or the ASPCA at US (888) 426-4435.


🪴 Soil

Blackeyed Susan Vine does best in well-draining soil. A good soil will contain lots of organic matter such as coco coir as well as perlite or vermiculite to help with drainage. Adding a handful of perlite to regular store-bought potting soil should do the trick!

Best Soil Mix for Blackeyed Susan Vine →

When and How to Successfully Repot Blackeyed Susan Vine →


⬆️ ⬇️ Growth Pattern


🌦️ Growing Outdoors

USDA Hardiness Zone
Blackeyed Susan Vine can be grown outdoors in USDA Hardiness Zones 10a-11b. Find your local hardiness zone here.

Blackeyed Susan Vine Temperature Tolerance →


🌱 Propagation

The seeds of Blackeyed Susan Vine can be used to grow new plants! After your plant flowers, any seeds that formed can be collected and germinated in potting soil.


🧐 Troubleshooting

When troubleshooting a sad-looking houseplant, start by checking for signs of distress in its leaves, such as yellowing, browning, or drooping, which can indicate overwatering or nutrient deficiencies.

Inspect the soil moisture; too dry or too wet soil can cause problems.

Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of light, as too much or too little can stress it.

Finally, consider environmental factors like temperature and humidity, and adjust care routines accordingly to revive your plant.


Care Summary for Blackeyed Susan Vine

Blackeyed Susan Vine

Blackeyed Susan Vine


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.

What other plant parents say

Blackeyed Susan Vine has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
Dana avatar
@Dana
leaf-1 5 Plants
xp 143 XP
globe Winnipeg, Manitoba
05/28/2021

Blooms early and not very resilient. Besides being a more expensive addition they do not withstand the outdoor elements and require lots of water.

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