Plant Care Natal Lily

Natal Lily

Also known as

bush lily and FKA Kaffir lily


Cliva miniata

How to care for Natal Lily


How often to water your Natal Lily

Water needs for Natal Lily
0.5 cups
every 9

Natal 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.

Calculate water needs of Natal Lily

Water 0.5 cups every

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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 Natal Lily in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Natal Lily: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Natal Lily 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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How to fertilize Natal Lily

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Natal Lily

Natal Lily

Natal Lily

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft 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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