Plant Care Scilla Forbesii

Scilla Forbesii

Also known as

Forbes' Glory of the Snow, Forbes' Glory of the Snow and Siehe's glory of the snow


Scilla forbesii

How to care for Scilla Forbesii


How often to water your Scilla Forbesii

Water needs for Scilla Forbesii
0.5 cups
every 9

Scilla Forbesii 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 Scilla Forbesii

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 Forbes' Glory of the Snow in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Scilla Forbesii: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Scilla Forbesii love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Scilla Forbesii does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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


How to fertilize Scilla Forbesii

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

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Scilla Forbesii

Scilla Forbesii

Scilla Forbesii

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft 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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