Plant Care Samurai Dwarf

Samurai Dwarf


Sansevieria ehrenbergii

How to care for Samurai Dwarf


How often to water your Samurai Dwarf

Water needs for Samurai Dwarf
0.5 cups
every 9

Samurai Dwarf 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 Samurai Dwarf

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 Samurai Dwarf in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Samurai Dwarf: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Samurai Dwarf can tolerate being far from a window and light source.

Place it less than 6 feet from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive đź’Ş.

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How to fertilize Samurai Dwarf

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

Care Summary for Samurai Dwarf

Samurai Dwarf

Samurai Dwarf

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 6ft 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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