Plant Care bear's head tooth fungus

bear's head tooth fungus

Taxonomy

Hericium americanum
Hericium
Hericiaceae
Russulales

How to care for bear's head tooth fungus

Water

How often to water your bear's head tooth fungus

Water needs for bear's head tooth fungus
0.5 cups
every 9

bear's head tooth fungus needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

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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 bear's head tooth fungus in your home

Light needs and placement for plant bear's head tooth fungus: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

bear's head tooth fungus 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 bear's head tooth fungus

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for bear's head tooth fungus: 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 bear's head tooth fungus after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for bear's head tooth fungus

bear's head tooth fungus


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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