Plant Care Dulse


Also known as

Delesseria sobolifera, ? delicatula, Fucus bullatus, Fucus caprinus, Fucus delicatulus, Fucus dulcis, Fucus foliaceus, Fucus ovinus, Fucus palmatus laciniatus, Fucus palmatus marginifer, Fucus rubens, Fucus rubescens, Fucus sarniensis, Fucus soboliferus, Halymenia palmata, Halymenia palmata concatenata, Halymenia palmata delicatula, Halymenia palmata laciniata, Halymenia palmata marginifera, Halymenia palmata sarniensis, Halymenia palmata simplex, Halymenia sobolifera, ? marginifera, Palmaria expansa, Palmaria lanceolata, Palmaria mollis, Rhodymenia palmata, Rhodymenia palmata angustifolia, Rhodymenia palmata flabellata, Rhodymenia palmata latifolia, Rhodymenia palmata marginifera, Rhodymenia palmata mollis, Rhodymenia palmata murmanica, Rhodymenia palmata palmata, Rhodymenia palmata prolifera, Rhodymenia palmata quercifolia, Rhodymenia palmata sarniensis, Rhodymenia palmata simplex, Rhodymenia palmata sobolifera, Rhodymenia sobolifera, Sphaerococcus palmatus, Sphaerococcus palmatus prolifer, Sphaerococcus sarniensis, Sphaerococcus soboliferus, Ulva caprina, Ulva palmata, Ulva palmata laciniata, Ulva palmata marginifera, Ulva palmata simplex and Ulva sobolifera


Palmaria palmata

How to care for Dulse


How often to water your Dulse

Water needs for Dulse
0.5 cups
every 9

Dulse 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

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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Check the growing potential in your area

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 Dulse in your home

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

Dulse 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 Dulse

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

Care Summary for Dulse


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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