Plant Care Autumn squill

Autumn squill

Taxonomy

Prospero autumnale
Prospero
Asparagaceae
Asparagales

How to care for Autumn squill

Water

How often to water your Autumn squill

Water needs for Autumn squill
0.5 cups
every 9

Autumn squill 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
9

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Autumn squill in your home

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

Autumn squill 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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Nutrients

How to fertilize Autumn squill

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

Care Summary for Autumn squill

Autumn squill


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

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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