Plant Care Haemanthus Albiflos
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Haemanthus Albiflos

3.2 out of 5 (11 experiences)

Haemanthus Albiflos has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Haemanthus Albiflos has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves

Also known as

Dappled Snowbrush, Dappled Snowbrush, Paint Brush and White Blood Lily

Taxonomy

Haemanthus albiflos
Haemanthus
Amaryllidaceae
Asparagales

How to care for Haemanthus Albiflos

Water

How often to water your Haemanthus Albiflos

Water needs for Haemanthus Albiflos
0.5 cups
every 9

Haemanthus Albiflos 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 Haemanthus Albiflos

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 Dappled Snowbrush in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Haemanthus Albiflos: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Haemanthus Albiflos 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 Haemanthus Albiflos

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

Care Summary for Haemanthus Albiflos

Haemanthus Albiflos

Haemanthus Albiflos


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.

What other plant parents say

Haemanthus Albiflos has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 3
Haemanthus Albiflos has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 2
Haemanthus Albiflos has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 2
Haemanthus Albiflos has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 2
Somelady avatar
@Somelady
leaf-1 6 Plants
xp 185 XP
globe Augusta, Maine
09/13/2021

This bloomed for a long time for my mother, but she left me with just the greens. They don’t seem to have a lot more life left in them, it’s going to be tough to rescue.

Brennanarnold avatar
@Brennanarnold
leaf-1 21 Plants
xp 643 XP
globe Hartland, Michigan
06/02/2021

orchids are a very weird plant to take care of but don’t require much work at all. i place 3 ice cubes in its planter and wait about 2 weeks till i do it again. likes very bright like but not direct light

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Blooms easily Blooms easily
Survivor Survivor
Wallace830 avatar
@Wallace830
leaf-1 5 Plants
xp 492 XP
05/31/2021

I received this as a gift and within a week I lost its flower stem and had to prune back and start fresh. She’s starting to re-bud now but it’s taken forever. Not much of a giver for the work you put in to her lol

Browns easily Browns easily
Mykaliii avatar
@Mykaliii
leaf-1 27 Plants
xp 480 XP
globe Lubbock, Texas
05/17/2021

Struggled with her but she’s survived

Survivor Survivor
Allie avatar
@Allie
leaf-1 28 Plants
xp 1,113 XP
globe Simcoe, Ontario
05/16/2021

Hard to get to rebloom. Constant risk of over watering and mold.

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