Plant Care Weasel's snout

Weasel's snout

Also known as

Weasel's snout, linearleaf snapdragon, lesser snapdragon, calf's snout and corn-snapdragon


Misopates orontium

How to care for Weasel's snout


How often to water your Weasel's snout

Water needs for Weasel's snout
0.5 cups
every 12

Weasel's snout needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 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

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Finding light for Weasel's snout in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Weasel's snout: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Weasel's snout love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Weasel's snout does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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How to fertilize Weasel's snout

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

Care Summary for Weasel's snout

Weasel's snout

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 12 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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