Plant Care Dimpled Trout Lily

Dimpled Trout Lily

About Dimpled Trout Lily

Dimpled Trout Lily is a native spring ephemeral found the southeastern U.S.A. It grows from a small white pointed bulb that multiplies and can form colonies. The bulbs are often deep and it's difficult to dig them up without damaging the plant.

Taxonomy

Erythronium umbilicatum
Erythronium
Liliaceae
Liliales

How to care for Dimpled Trout Lily

Water

How often to water your Dimpled Trout Lily

Water needs for Dimpled Trout Lily
0.5 cups
every 9

Dimpled Trout Lily 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.

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Dimpled Trout Lily in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Dimpled Trout Lily: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Dimpled Trout Lily 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 Dimpled Trout Lily

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

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Dimpled Trout Lily is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!


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Care Summary for Dimpled Trout Lily

Dimpled Trout Lily


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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