Plant Care Fringe Cup

Fringe Cup

Also known as

bigflower tellima, big-flowered tellima, fragrant fringe-cup and large fringe-cup


Tellima grandiflora

How to care for Fringe Cup


How often to water your Fringe Cup

Water needs for Fringe Cup
0.5 cups
every 9

Fringe Cup 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 Fringe Cup

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Fringe Cup in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Fringe Cup: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Fringe Cup 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 Fringe Cup in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Fringe Cup

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

Difficulty Level

Fringe Cup is generally considered an easy-to-care-for plant and makes a great choice for beginners!

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Care Summary for Fringe Cup

Fringe Cup

Fringe Cup

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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