Plant Care Craterellus lutescens

Craterellus lutescens

Also known as

Craterellus lutescens, Cantharellus xanthopus, Cantharellus aurora and Yellow Foot


Cantharellus lutescens

How to care for Craterellus lutescens


How often to water your Craterellus lutescens

Water needs for Craterellus lutescens
0.5 cups
every 9

Craterellus lutescens 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 Craterellus lutescens

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Craterellus lutescens in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Craterellus lutescens: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Craterellus lutescens 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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How to fertilize Craterellus lutescens

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

Care Summary for Craterellus lutescens

Craterellus lutescens

Craterellus lutescens

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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