Plant Care Hapalopilus nidulans

Hapalopilus nidulans

Also known as

Hapalopilus nidulans, tender nesting polypore, purple dye polypore and cinnamon bracket

Taxonomy

Hapalopilus rutilans
Hapalopilus
Phanerochaetaceae
Polypodiales

How to care for Hapalopilus nidulans

Water

How often to water your Hapalopilus nidulans

Water needs for Hapalopilus nidulans
0.5 cups
every 9

Hapalopilus nidulans 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

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Hapalopilus nidulans in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Hapalopilus nidulans: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Hapalopilus nidulans 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 Hapalopilus nidulans

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

Care Summary for Hapalopilus nidulans

Hapalopilus nidulans


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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