Plant Care Dwarf Sundew

Dwarf Sundew

Also known as

dwarf, small and red sundew

Taxonomy

Drosera brevifolia
Drosera
Droseraceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Dwarf Sundew

Water

How often to water your Dwarf Sundew

Water needs for Dwarf Sundew
0.5 cups
every 7

Dwarf Sundew needs 0.5 cups of water every 7 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
7

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Dwarf Sundew in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Dwarf Sundew: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Dwarf Sundew love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Dwarf Sundew does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Dwarf Sundew in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Dwarf Sundew

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

FAQs
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Care Summary for Dwarf Sundew

Dwarf Sundew


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 7 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

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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