Plant Care Dutch Crocus
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Dutch Crocus

Also known as

Spring crocus, Spring crocus and Dutch crocus

Taxonomy

Crocus vernus
Crocus
Iridaceae
Asparagales

How to care for Dutch Crocus

Water

How often to water your Dutch Crocus

Water needs for Dutch Crocus
0.5 cups
every 9

Dutch Crocus 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 Dutch Crocus

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Spring crocus in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Dutch Crocus: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Dutch Crocus 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.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Dutch Crocus

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

Care Summary for Dutch Crocus

Dutch Crocus

Dutch Crocus


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft 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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