Plant Care Crowpoison


About Crowpoison

Crowpoison 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.

Crowpoison likes soil that is well draining.

Crowpoison belongs to the Nothoscordum genus, and is native to Southern North America and South America.


Nothoscordum bivalve

Also known as

crowpoison and false garlic

How to care for Crowpoison


How often to water your Crowpoison

Water needs for Crowpoison
0.5 cups
every 9

Crowpoison needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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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Plant care guide for Crowpoison in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Finding light for Crowpoison in your home

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

Crowpoison love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Colorado Springs, Colorado ⛅.

Crowpoison does not tolerate low-light 🚫.


How to fertilize Crowpoison

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

Difficulty Level

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Crowpoison


Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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