Plant Care King Trumpet Mushroom

King Trumpet Mushroom

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King Trumpet Mushroom has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

Also known as

French Horn Mushroom


Pleurotus eryngii

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How to care for King Trumpet Mushroom


How often to water your King Trumpet Mushroom

Water needs for King Trumpet Mushroom
0.5 cups
every 9

King Trumpet Mushroom 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 King Trumpet Mushroom

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 King Trumpet Mushroom in your home

Light needs and placement for plant King Trumpet Mushroom: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

King Trumpet Mushroom 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 King Trumpet Mushroom

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

Care Summary for King Trumpet Mushroom

King Trumpet Mushroom

King Trumpet Mushroom

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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