Plant Care Common solomon’s-seal

Common solomon’s-seal

Also known as

Solomon's seal, David's harp, Ladder-to-heaven and Eurasian solomon's seal

Taxonomy

Polygonatum multiflorum
Polygonatum
Asparagaceae
Asparagales

How to care for Common solomon’s-seal

Water

How often to water your Common solomon’s-seal

Water needs for Common solomon’s-seal
0.5 cups
every 9

Common solomon’s-seal 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 Common solomon’s-seal

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Common solomon’s-seal in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Common solomon’s-seal: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Common solomon‚Äôs-seal may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves ūüćÉ, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Common solomon’s-seal

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Common solomon’s-seal: 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 Common solomon‚Äôs-seal after it doubles in size or once a year‚ÄĒwhichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Common solomon’s-seal

Common solomon’s-seal

Common solomon’s-seal


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4‚ÄĚ pot your plant is in, and that it doesn‚Äôt get direct sunlight.

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