Plant Care Dichorisandra Thyrsiflora

Dichorisandra Thyrsiflora

Also known as

Blue Ginger, Blue Ginger and blue bamboo


Dichorisandra thyrsiflora

How to care for Dichorisandra Thyrsiflora


How often to water your Dichorisandra Thyrsiflora

Water needs for Dichorisandra Thyrsiflora
0.5 cups
every 9

Dichorisandra Thyrsiflora 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 Dichorisandra Thyrsiflora

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Blue Ginger in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Dichorisandra Thyrsiflora: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Dichorisandra Thyrsiflora 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 Dichorisandra Thyrsiflora

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

Difficulty Level

Dichorisandra Thyrsiflora 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
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Dichorisandra Thyrsiflora

Dichorisandra Thyrsiflora

Dichorisandra Thyrsiflora

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.

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