Plant Care Erythronium Dens-Canis
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Erythronium Dens-Canis

Also known as

Dog tooth lily, Dog tooth lily, Dog's-tooth-violet and Dogtooth violet

Taxonomy

Erythronium dens-canis
Erythronium
Liliaceae
Liliales

How to care for Erythronium Dens-Canis

Water

How often to water your Erythronium Dens-Canis

Water needs for Erythronium Dens-Canis
0.5 cups
every 9

Erythronium Dens-Canis 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 Erythronium Dens-Canis

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Light needs and placement for plant Erythronium Dens-Canis: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Erythronium Dens-Canis 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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Nutrients

How to fertilize Erythronium Dens-Canis

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Erythronium Dens-Canis: 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 Erythronium Dens-Canis after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Erythronium Dens-Canis

Erythronium Dens-Canis

Erythronium Dens-Canis


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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