Plant Care Early star-of-bethlehem

Early star-of-bethlehem

Also known as

Radnor lily and Welsh star-of-bethlehem

Taxonomy

Gagea bohemica
Gagea
Liliaceae
Liliales

How to care for Early star-of-bethlehem

Water

How often to water your Early star-of-bethlehem

Water needs for Early star-of-bethlehem
0.5 cups
every 9

Early star-of-bethlehem 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 Early star-of-bethlehem

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 Early star-of-bethlehem in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Early star-of-bethlehem: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Early star-of-bethlehem 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 Early star-of-bethlehem

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Early star-of-bethlehem: 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 Early star-of-bethlehem after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Early star-of-bethlehem

Early star-of-bethlehem

Early star-of-bethlehem


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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