Plant Care gymea lily

gymea lily


Doryanthes excelsa

How to care for gymea lily


How often to water your gymea lily

Water needs for gymea lily
0.5 cups
every 9

gymea lily 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 gymea lily in your home

Light needs and placement for plant gymea lily: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

gymea lily 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 gymea lily

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

Care Summary for gymea lily

gymea lily

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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