Plant Care Wood Squill

Wood Squill

Also known as

Siberian Squill, Siberian Squill, Spring Beauty and Scilla

Taxonomy

Scilla siberica
Scilla
Asparagaceae
Asparagales

How to care for Wood Squill

💦 Water

How often to water your Wood Squill

Water needs for Wood Squill
0.5 cups
every 9

Wood Squill 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 Wood Squill

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
☀️ Light

Finding light for Siberian Squill in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Wood Squill: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Wood Squill love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

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

Wood Squill does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

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

🪴 Nutrients

How to fertilize Wood Squill

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

💡 FAQs
⭐ Difficulty Level

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


💦 Water Needs

Wood Squill prefers for the soil to dry out between waterings and should be watered regularly. Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.


☀️ Sunlight Needs

Wood Squill requires abundant, bright and direct light. Place it less than one foot from a window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪. Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement in your home 🏡.


🐶 🐈 👶 Toxicity

Wood Squill is extremely dangerous if consumed. If you, a family member, or a pet has ingested any amount of plant material contact Poison Control, US (800) 222-1222, or your veterinarian immediately. Wood Squill is not recommended for homes with children, cats, or dogs.


🪴 Soil

Wood Squill does best in well-draining soil. A good soil will contain lots of organic matter such as coco coir as well as perlite or vermiculite to help with drainage. Adding a handful of perlite to regular store-bought potting soil should do the trick!


💩 Fertilizer

Wood Squill is a fast growing plant and may deplete the nutrients in its soil over time. Replenish them with a gentle organic fertilizer or compost every 1-2 months depending on your location and season. Fertilize more often during the growing season and in warmer and brighter climates.


⬆️ ⬇️ Growth Pattern

Wood Squill grows vertically and new growth will emerge from the top of the plant.


🌦️ Growing Outdoors

USDA Hardiness Zone
Wood Squill can be grown outdoors in USDA Hardiness Zones 2a-8b. Find your local hardiness zone here.


🧐 Troubleshooting

When troubleshooting a sad-looking houseplant, start by checking for signs of distress in its leaves, such as yellowing, browning, or drooping, which can indicate overwatering or nutrient deficiencies.

Inspect the soil moisture; too dry or too wet soil can cause problems.

Ensure the plant is getting the right amount of light, as too much or too little can stress it.

Finally, consider environmental factors like temperature and humidity, and adjust care routines accordingly to revive your plant.


Care Summary for Wood Squill

Wood Squill

Wood Squill


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 1ft from a window

Nutrients

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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