Plant Care Solomon's Plume

Solomon's Plume

Also known as

False Solomon's Seal, False Solomon's Seal, Solomon's plume, Treacleberry, Feathery false lily of the valley and False spikenard


Maianthemum racemosum

How to care for Solomon's Plume


How often to water your Solomon's Plume

Water needs for Solomon's Plume
0.5 cups
every 9

Solomon's Plume 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 Solomon's Plume

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for False Solomon's Seal in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Solomon's Plume: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Solomon's Plume 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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How to fertilize Solomon's Plume

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Solomon's Plume: 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 Solomon's Plume after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Solomon's Plume is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

Water Needs
Sunlight Needs
Growth Pattern
Growing Outdoors

Care Summary for Solomon's Plume

Solomon's Plume

Solomon's Plume

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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