Plant Care Jewel orchid

Jewel orchid

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Anoectochilus reinwardtii

How to care for Jewel orchid


How often to water your Jewel orchid

Water needs for Jewel orchid
0.5 cups
every 9

Jewel orchid needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Atlanta, Georgia.

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 Jewel orchid

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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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.

Plant care guide for Jewel orchid in Atlanta, Georgia

Atlanta, Georgia

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Growing Jewel orchid in Atlanta right now

Light needs for plant Jewel orchid in Atlanta, Georgia

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

January 18th, 2022

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Atlanta is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determini…

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Light needs for plant Jewel orchid in Atlanta, Georgia

Sunlight will increase by 16.7% ☀️

January 17th, 2022

Atlanta is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Atlanta is expected to increase by 16.7% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.8 megajoules of energy per m2 pe…

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Light needs for plant Jewel orchid in Atlanta, Georgia

Daylight will increase by 0.5 hours 📈

January 18th, 2022

This month, Atlanta is getting an average of 7.0 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 5.2% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.4 total hours of dayl…

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Finding light for Jewel orchid in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Jewel orchid: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Jewel orchid may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Atlanta, Georgia ⛅.


How to fertilize Jewel orchid

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

When to repot Jewel orchid

Nutrient needs for plant Jewel orchid in Atlanta, Georgia

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

January 14th, 2022

The growing potential in Atlanta is low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to repot…

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Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Jewel orchid

Jewel orchid

Jewel orchid

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Atlanta, Georgia, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

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Love love love. This jewel orchid is SO pretty. Just don’t let it dry out too much!

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