Plant Care Convallaria Majalis

Convallaria Majalis

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Also known as

Lily-of-the-Valley, Lily-of-the-Valley, Lily of the valley, May bells, Our lady's tears, Mary's tears, Muguet, Glovewort and Apollinaris

Taxonomy

Convallaria majalis
Convallaria
Asparagaceae
Asparagales

How to care for Convallaria Majalis

💦 Water

How often to water your Convallaria Majalis

Water needs for Convallaria Majalis
0.5 cups
every 9

Convallaria Majalis 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 Convallaria Majalis

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Lily-of-the-Valley in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Convallaria Majalis: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Convallaria Majalis 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 region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Convallaria Majalis in your home 🏡.

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Convallaria Majalis

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

💡 FAQs
⭐ Difficulty Level

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

Benefits of Growing Lily-of-the-Valley →

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💦 Water Needs

Convallaria Majalis 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.

Lily-of-the-Valley Water Frequency →

Lily-of-the-Valley Root Rot →


☀️ Sunlight Needs

Convallaria Majalis may have difficulty thriving and will drop leaves 🍃 without ample sunlight. Place it less than 3 feet from a window to maximize the potential for growth. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.

Lily-of-the-Valley Light Requirements →

Lily-of-the-Valley Direct Sunlight Needs & Tolerance →


🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Convallaria Majalis is not safe to consume. If you, a family member, or a pet has ingested any amount of plant material contact Poison Control, US (800) 222-1222, or your veterinarian. If you have children, cats, or dogs in the home, we suggest keeping this plant out of reach.


🪴 Soil

Convallaria Majalis 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!

When and How to Successfully Repot Lily-of-the-Valley →


🌦️ Growing Outdoors

USDA Hardiness Zone
Convallaria Majalis can be grown outdoors in USDA Hardiness Zones 2a-7b. Find your local hardiness zone here.

Lily-of-the-Valley Temperature Tolerance →


🧐 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 Convallaria Majalis

Convallaria Majalis

Convallaria Majalis


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.

What other plant parents say

@weaksoulja avatar
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leaf-1 7 Plants
xp 75 XP
03/27/2021

It needs mild to moderate care. It needs sunlight, as well as water. It can’t live without water for a long period of time. It starts withering immediately.

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