Plant Care Death Camas

Death Camas

Also known as

death camas, meadow death camas, alapíšaš and nupqasaquⱡ


Toxicoscordion venenosum

How to care for Death Camas

💦 Water

How often to water your Death Camas

Water needs for Death Camas
0.5 cups
every 9

Death Camas 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

☀️ Light

Finding light for Death Camas in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Death Camas: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Death Camas 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 Death Camas in your home 🏡.

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Death Camas

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

Care Summary for Death Camas

Death Camas

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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