Plant Care Erythronium Dens-Canis

Erythronium Dens-Canis

Also known as

Dog Tooth Lily, Dog Tooth Lily, Dog's-tooth-violet and Dogtooth violet


Erythronium dens-canis

How to care for Erythronium Dens-Canis


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 located in Columbia, South Carolina.

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

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Plant care guide for Erythronium Dens-Canis in Columbia, South Carolina

Columbia, South Carolina

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Finding light for Dog Tooth Lily in your home

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 keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Columbia, South Carolina ⛅.


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:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Columbia, South Carolina, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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