Plant Care Calla Lily

Calla Lily

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Zantedeschia aethiopica

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Shxndeigh avatar on Greg, the plant care app Rating of the plant Calla Lily named butterfree by Shxndeigh on Greg, the plant care app

so easy to take care of! i just water when it’s completely dry & it has given me 3 flowers ever since i bought it!

How to care for Calla Lily


How often to water your Calla Lily

Water needs for Calla Lily
0.5 cups
every 9

Calla Lily 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 Calla Lily

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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 Calla Lily in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Calla Lily: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Calla Lily 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.

Select your city to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Calla Lily in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Calla Lily

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

Care Summary for Calla Lily

Calla Lily

Calla Lily

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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