Plant Care Bithynian Vetch

Bithynian Vetch

Also known as

Bythinian Vetch

Taxonomy

Vicia bithynica
Vicia
Fabaceae
Fabales

How to care for Bithynian Vetch

Water

How often to water your Bithynian Vetch

Water needs for Bithynian Vetch
0.5 cups
every 9

Bithynian Vetch 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.

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Bithynian Vetch in your home

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

Bithynian Vetch love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Bithynian Vetch does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Bithynian Vetch

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

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Care Summary for Bithynian Vetch

Bithynian Vetch


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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