Peace Lily

Spathiphyllum


Peace Lily Quick Overview


Full SizeUp to 16 inches tall
LightModerate to bright indirect light
Temperature68 to 85˚F
(20-29˚C)
HumidityHigh
Cost$
Care LevelEasy
ToxicityToxic

Peace Lily Size

When kept indoors with proper care you can expect your Peace Lily to reach up to 16 inches tall. Peace Lilies can grow up to 6 feet high outdoors so make sure you have a good pair of pruners.

Peace Lily Light Requirements

Peace Lilies prefer to be positioned in moderate to bright indirect light for best growth and require this to thrive. A sign your Peace Lily is getting too much light is yellowing leaves. Yellowing leaves can also mean the plant is not getting enough light. This can be resolved by changing the position of your plant to somewhere that better suits its light requirements.

Peace Lily Temperature

Peace Lilies will perform best when in an area which maintains a temperature between 68-85˚F (20-29˚C). Being kept outside of this temperate range for prolonged periods of time can lead to poor plant health.

Peace Lily Humidity

Maintaining a high humidity will assist in keeping your Peace Lily happy and healthy. If your plant is housed in a spot with a humidity level consistently outside of this range click here for tips on how to increase or decrease humidity levels.

Peace Lily Watering Requirements

You can expect your Peace Lily to require water at least once a week at least. When watering your Peace Lily be sure to water thoroughly, letting excess water drain away. Aside from solely relying on the watering frequency to tell when your plant is thirsty, a tell tale sign that your Peace Lily needs water is when the plant is wilting or the top of the soil is dry.

Peace Lily Fertilizing requirements

As a rule of thumb your Peace Lily should be fertilized every 6 to 8 weeks. This will assist in keeping your plant alive as well as promote healthy growth.

Peace Lily Soil Requirements

Peace Lilies require a well draining soil.

Peace Lily Diseases & Pests

The most common diseases and pests that you can encounter whilst caring for your Peace Lily are spider mites, aphids and mealy bugs. For a wide range of information on combating a large range of indoor plant diseases and pests click here.

Peace Lily Toxicity

Peace Lilies are considered to be toxic if eaten.


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