Deertongue is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.
Deertongue likes soil that is well draining.
Deertongue belongs to the Dichanthelium genus, and is native to Eastern Canada and the Central and Eastern United States.
How to care for Deertongue
Deertongue 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.
Deertongue love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.
Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.
Deertongue does not tolerate low-light 🚫.
Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Deertongue in your home 🏡.
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 Deertongue after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.