Plant Care Mandarin Plant

Mandarin Plant

4.0 out of 5 (2 experiences)

Mandarin Plant has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Mandarin Plant has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves

Also known as

St. Bernard's Lily and orange spider plant


Chlorophytum amaniense

How to care for Mandarin Plant


How often to water your Mandarin Plant

Water needs for Mandarin Plant
0.5 cups
every 9

Mandarin Plant 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 Mandarin Plant

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Mandarin Plant in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Mandarin Plant: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Mandarin Plant can tolerate being far from a window and light source.

Place it less than 6 feet from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪.

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How to fertilize Mandarin Plant

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

Difficulty Level

Mandarin Plant is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

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Care Summary for Mandarin Plant

Mandarin Plant

Mandarin Plant

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 6ft from a window


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

Mandarin Plant has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 2
Mandarin Plant has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Mandarin Plant has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
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Did not tolerate a propagation super well (split my plant in two), but is surviving nonetheless. Definitely enjoys drying out before the next watering

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Survivor Survivor

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