Plant Care Drops of Gold

Drops of Gold

About Drops of Gold

Drops of Gold is a super rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in abundant sunlight ☀ and should be less than 3 feet from a window.

Drops of Gold likes soil that is well draining.


Prosartes hookeri

Also known as

drops of gold and Hooker's fairy bells

How to care for Drops of Gold


How often to water your Drops of Gold

Water needs for Drops of Gold
0.5 cups
every 9

Drops of Gold 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 Drops of Gold

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 Drops of Gold in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Drops of Gold: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Drops of Gold 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.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Drops of Gold in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Drops of Gold

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

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Growth Pattern

Care Summary for Drops of Gold

Drops of Gold

Drops of Gold

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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