Plant Care Boletus luridus

Boletus luridus

Also known as

Boletus luridus and lurid bolete


Suillellus luridus

How to care for Boletus luridus


How often to water your Boletus luridus

Water needs for Boletus luridus
0.5 cups
every 9

Boletus luridus 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

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size


Check the growing potential in your area

A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Select a city to check sunlight intensity

Finding light for Boletus luridus in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Boletus luridus: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Boletus luridus 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 Boletus luridus in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Boletus luridus

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

Care Summary for Boletus luridus

Boletus luridus

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.

Trending in your area

Similar to Boletus luridus

Discover rare plants

This plant is popular in