Plant Care English Sundew
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English Sundew

Also known as

Great sundew, Great sundew and English sundew

Taxonomy

Drosera anglica
Drosera
Droseraceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for English Sundew

Water

How often to water your English Sundew

Water needs for English Sundew
0.5 cups
every 7

English 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.

Calculate water needs of English Sundew

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 Great sundew in your home

Light needs and placement for plant English Sundew: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

English Sundew 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 English Sundew in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize English Sundew

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

Care Summary for English Sundew

English Sundew

English Sundew


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 7 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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