Plant Care Convallaria Majalis

Convallaria Majalis

4.0 out of 5 (1 experiences)

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


Convallaria majalis

How to care for Convallaria Majalis


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

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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.

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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.

Difficulty Level

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

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Care Summary for Convallaria Majalis

Convallaria Majalis

Convallaria Majalis

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.

What other plant parents say

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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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