Plant Care Cattleya Tigrina

Cattleya Tigrina

Also known as

Cattleya leopoldii, Cattleya leopoldii and Cattleya tigrina


Cattleya tigrina

How to care for Cattleya Tigrina


How often to water your Cattleya Tigrina

Water needs for Cattleya Tigrina
0.5 cups
every 9

Cattleya Tigrina 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 Cattleya Tigrina

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for Cattleya leopoldii in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Cattleya Tigrina: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Cattleya Tigrina 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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How to fertilize Cattleya Tigrina

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

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Care Summary for Cattleya Tigrina

Cattleya Tigrina

Cattleya Tigrina

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


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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