Plant Care Reindeer Cup Lichen

Reindeer Cup Lichen

Taxonomy

Cladonia rangiferina
Cladonia
Cladoniaceae
Lecanorales

How to care for Reindeer Cup Lichen

Water

How often to water your Reindeer Cup Lichen

Water needs for Reindeer Cup Lichen
0.5 cups
every 9

Reindeer Cup Lichen 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 Reindeer Cup Lichen

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 Reindeer Cup Lichen in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Reindeer Cup Lichen: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Reindeer Cup Lichen 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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Nutrients

How to fertilize Reindeer Cup Lichen

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

Care Summary for Reindeer Cup Lichen

Reindeer Cup Lichen

Reindeer Cup Lichen


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft 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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