Plant Care Little White Soldiers
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Little White Soldiers

Also known as

African False Hosta, African Hosta and Leopard Plant

Taxonomy

Drimiopsis maculata
Drimiopsis
Asparagaceae
Asparagales

How to care for Little White Soldiers

Water

How often to water your Little White Soldiers

Water needs for Little White Soldiers
0.5 cups
every 9

Little White Soldiers 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 Little White Soldiers

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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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 Little White Soldiers in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Little White Soldiers: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Little White Soldiers 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 Little White Soldiers

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

Care Summary for Little White Soldiers

Little White Soldiers

Little White Soldiers


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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