Plant Care Brassavola cucullata

Brassavola cucullata

Taxonomy

Brassavola cucullata
Brassavola
Orchidaceae
Asparagales

How to care for Brassavola cucullata

Water

How often to water your Brassavola cucullata

Water needs for Brassavola cucullata
0.5 cups
every 12

Brassavola cucullata needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 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 Brassavola cucullata

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Brassavola cucullata in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Brassavola cucullata: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Brassavola cucullata 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.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Brassavola cucullata

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

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Care Summary for Brassavola cucullata

Brassavola cucullata

Brassavola cucullata


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 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.

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