Plant Care Black Velvet Jewel Orchid
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Black Velvet Jewel Orchid

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Black Velvet Jewel Orchid has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily
Black Velvet Jewel Orchid has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

Taxonomy

Ludisia Discolor var Alba
Ludisia
Orchidaceae
Asparagales

How to care for Black Velvet Jewel Orchid

Water

How often to water your Black Velvet Jewel Orchid

Water needs for Black Velvet Jewel Orchid
0.5 cups
every 9

Black Velvet Jewel Orchid 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 Black Velvet Jewel Orchid

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Black Velvet Jewel Orchid in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Black Velvet Jewel Orchid: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Black Velvet 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 maximize the potential for growth.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Black Velvet Jewel Orchid in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Black Velvet Jewel Orchid

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

FAQs
Water Needs
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Care Summary for Black Velvet Jewel Orchid

Black Velvet Jewel Orchid

Black Velvet Jewel Orchid


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft 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.

What other plant parents say

Black Velvet Jewel Orchid has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 4
Black Velvet Jewel Orchid has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 2
Black Velvet Jewel Orchid has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 2
Black Velvet Jewel Orchid has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Black Velvet Jewel Orchid has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Ulrike avatar
@Ulrike
leaf-1 3 Plants
xp 46 XP
globe Quincy, Massachusetts
06/10/2021

Don’t move it . Just for watering .

Blooms easily Blooms easily
Pet friendly Pet friendly

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