Panaeolus subbalteatus

Also known as

Panaeolus subbalteatus, banded mottlegill, weed Panaeolus and subbs


Panaeolus cinctulus

How to care for Panaeolus subbalteatus


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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 Panaeolus subbalteatus in your home

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

Panaeolus subbalteatus 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 Panaeolus subbalteatus

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

Care Summary for Panaeolus subbalteatus

Panaeolus subbalteatus

Greg recommends:


< 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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