Plant Care Spring snowflake

Spring snowflake

About Spring snowflake

Spring snowflake is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in long-lasting, direct light ☀️ and should be less than 1 foot from a window.

Spring snowflake likes soil that is well draining.


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How to care for Spring snowflake


How often to water your Spring snowflake

Water needs for Spring snowflake
0.5 cups
every 9

Spring snowflake 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 Spring snowflake

Water 0.5 cups every

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Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Spring snowflake in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Spring snowflake: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Spring snowflake love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Spring snowflake does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Spring snowflake in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Spring snowflake

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

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Care Summary for Spring snowflake

Spring snowflake

Spring snowflake

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


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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