Plant Care Dwarf Rattlesnake Plantain (America)

Dwarf Rattlesnake Plantain (America)

About Dwarf Rattlesnake Plantain (America)

Dwarf Rattlesnake Plantain (America) is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in abundant sunlight ☀ and should be less than 3 feet from a window.

Dwarf Rattlesnake Plantain (America) likes soil that is well draining.

Taxonomy

Goodyera repens
Goodyera
Orchidaceae
Asparagales

Also known as

Creeping lady's-tresses (europe), Dwarf rattlesnake plantain, Creeping lady's tresses, Creeping lady's-tresses and Lesser rattlesnake plantain

How to care for Dwarf Rattlesnake Plantain (America)

Water

How often to water your Dwarf Rattlesnake Plantain (America)

Water needs for Dwarf Rattlesnake Plantain (America)
0.5 cups
every 9

Dwarf Rattlesnake Plantain (America) 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 Dwarf Rattlesnake Plantain (America) in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Dwarf Rattlesnake Plantain (America): 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Dwarf Rattlesnake Plantain (America) 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 Dwarf Rattlesnake Plantain (America)

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Dwarf Rattlesnake Plantain (America): 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 Dwarf Rattlesnake Plantain (America) after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Dwarf Rattlesnake Plantain (America)

Dwarf Rattlesnake Plantain (America)


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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