Plant Care Formosa Lily

Formosa Lily

About Formosa Lily

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

Formosa Lily likes soil that is well draining. Your plant shouldn't need added fertilizers if you repot each time it doubles in size.

Formosa Lily belongs to the lilium genus, and is native to Tawain.

Taxonomy

Lilium formosanum
Lilium
Liliaceae
Liliales

Also known as

Formosa lily and Taiwanese lily

How to care for Formosa Lily

Water

How often to water your Formosa Lily

Water needs for Formosa Lily
0.5 cups
every 9

Formosa Lily 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

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Formosa Lily in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Formosa Lily: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Formosa Lily love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Formosa Lily does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Formosa Lily

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

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Formosa Lily is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!


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Care Summary for Formosa Lily

Formosa Lily


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft 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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