Plant Care Tropicanna Canna Lily

Tropicanna Canna Lily

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About Tropicanna Canna Lily

Tropicanna Canna Lily is a relatively rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Tropicanna Canna Lily likes soil that is well draining. You may want to supplement with a gentle, organic fertilizer throughout the peak growing season.

Taxonomy

Canna indica 'Tropicanna'
Canna
Cannaceae
Zingiberales

How to care for Tropicanna Canna Lily

💦 Water

How often to water your Tropicanna Canna Lily

Water needs for Tropicanna Canna Lily
0.5 cups
every 9

Tropicanna Canna 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 Tropicanna Canna Lily

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Tropicanna Canna Lily in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Tropicanna Canna Lily: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Tropicanna Canna Lily love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Tropicanna Canna Lily does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Tropicanna Canna Lily in your home 🏡.

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Tropicanna Canna Lily

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

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💡 FAQs
💦 Water Needs

Tropicanna Canna Lily 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.

Tropicanna Canna Lily Water Frequency →

Tropicanna Canna Lily Root Rot →


☀️ Sunlight Needs

Tropicanna Canna Lily 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 🏡.

Tropicanna Canna Lily Light Requirements →

Tropicanna Canna Lily 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.


💨 Humidity

Tropicanna Canna Lily doesn’t require additional humidity. Plants absorb most water through their root system rather than their leaves, so the best way to provide humidity for your plants is through watering the soil.


🪴 Soil

Tropicanna Canna Lily 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 Tropicanna Canna Lily →

When and How to Successfully Repot Tropicanna Canna Lily →


💩 Fertilizer

Tropicanna Canna Lily is a fast growing plant and may deplete the nutrients in its soil over time. Replenish them with a gentle organic fertilizer or compost every 1-2 months depending on your location and season. Fertilize more often during the growing season and in warmer and brighter climates.


🌎 Native Region

Tropicanna Canna Lily is native to Southern United States to South America.


🧐 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 Tropicanna Canna Lily

Tropicanna Canna Lily

Tropicanna Canna Lily


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

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@Kaitlyn
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05/15/2021

It loves the sun and is an extremely fast grower!

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