Plant Care Dappled Snowbrush

Dappled Snowbrush

3.6 out of 5 (11 experiences)

Dappled Snowbrush has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily
Dappled Snowbrush has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

Also known as

Paint Brush and White Blood Lily


Haemanthus albiflos

How to care for Dappled Snowbrush


How often to water your Dappled Snowbrush

Water needs for Dappled Snowbrush
0.5 cups
every 9

Dappled Snowbrush 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 Dappled Snowbrush

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Dappled Snowbrush in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Dappled Snowbrush: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Dappled Snowbrush 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 Dappled Snowbrush

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

Difficulty Level

Dappled Snowbrush is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Native Region
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors
Yellow Leaves

Care Summary for Dappled Snowbrush

Dappled Snowbrush

Dappled Snowbrush

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

Dappled Snowbrush has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 3
Dappled Snowbrush has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 3
Dappled Snowbrush has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Dappled Snowbrush has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
Somelady avatar
leaf-1 17 Plants
xp 1,128 XP
globe Augusta, ME

This bloomed for a long time for my mother, but she left me with just the greens. They don’t seem to have a lot more life left in them, it’s going to be tough to rescue.

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leaf-1 18 Plants
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globe Hartland, MI

orchids are a very weird plant to take care of but don’t require much work at all. i place 3 ice cubes in its planter and wait about 2 weeks till i do it again. likes very bright like but not direct light

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Blooms easily Blooms easily
Survivor Survivor
Mykaliii avatar
leaf-1 27 Plants
xp 480 XP
globe Lubbock, TX

Struggled with her but she’s survived

Survivor Survivor
Allie avatar
leaf-1 23 Plants
xp 1,776 XP
globe Simcoe, Ontario

Hard to get to rebloom. Constant risk of over watering and mold.

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