Plant Care Filiformis

Filiformis

Also known as

Thread-Leaved Sundew, Thread-Leaved Sundew and Threadleaf Sundew

Taxonomy

Drosera filiformis
Drosera
Droseraceae
Caryophyllales

How to care for Filiformis

Water

How often to water your Filiformis

Water needs for Filiformis
0.5 cups
every 7

Filiformis 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 Filiformis

Water 0.5 cups every
7

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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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 Thread-Leaved Sundew in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Filiformis: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Filiformis love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Filiformis does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

Nutrients

How to fertilize Filiformis

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

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Filiformis can be challenging to care for, according to some plant parents. Check out the reviews down below to learn from their experiences!


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Care Summary for Filiformis

Filiformis

Filiformis


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 7 days

Placement

< 1ft 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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