Plant Care Haemanthus Albiflos

Haemanthus Albiflos

3.6 out of 5 (11 experiences)

Haemanthus Albiflos has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily
Haemanthus Albiflos has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

Also known as

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


Haemanthus albiflos

How to care for Haemanthus Albiflos


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

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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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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.

Difficulty Level

Haemanthus Albiflos is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Native Region
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors
Yellow Leaves

Care Summary for Haemanthus Albiflos

Haemanthus Albiflos

Haemanthus Albiflos

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


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 Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 3
Haemanthus Albiflos has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 3
Haemanthus Albiflos has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Haemanthus Albiflos has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
Somelady avatar
leaf-1 17 Plants
xp 1,125 XP
globe Augusta, ME

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
leaf-1 20 Plants
xp 1,159 XP
globe Hartland, MI

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
Mykaliii avatar
leaf-1 27 Plants
xp 480 XP
globe Lubbock, TX

Struggled with her but she’s survived

Survivor Survivor
Allie avatar
leaf-1 23 Plants
xp 1,776 XP
globe Simcoe, Ontario

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

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