Plant Care Drosera Filiformis

Drosera Filiformis

Also known as

Thread-Leaved Sundew, Thread-Leaved Sundew, Threadleaf Sundew and Filiformis

Taxonomy

Drosera filiformis
Drosera
Droseraceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Drosera Filiformis

Water

How often to water your Drosera Filiformis

Water needs for Drosera Filiformis
0.5 cups
every 7

Drosera Filiformis 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.

Calculate water needs of Drosera Filiformis

Water 0.5 cups every
7

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Thread-Leaved Sundew in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Drosera Filiformis: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Drosera Filiformis love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Drosera Filiformis does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Drosera Filiformis

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

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Drosera Filiformis can be challenging to care for, according to some plant parents. Check out the reviews down below to learn from their experiences!


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Care Summary for Drosera Filiformis

Drosera Filiformis

Drosera Filiformis


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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