Plant Care White Earwort

White Earwort

Also known as

Diplophylleia albicans, Diplophylleia albicans elegans, Diplophylleia albicans recurva, Diplophylleia albicans secunda, Diplophyllum albicans elegans, Diplophyllum albicans recurvum, Diplophyllum albicans secundum, Jungermannia albicans, Jungermannia falcata and Jungermannia fissidentoidea


Diplophyllum albicans

How to care for White Earwort


How often to water your White Earwort

Water needs for White Earwort
0.5 cups
every 9

White Earwort 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.

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for White Earwort in your home

Light needs and placement for plant White Earwort: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

White Earwort 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 White Earwort

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

Care Summary for White Earwort

White Earwort

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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