About Crimson Cattleya
Crimson Cattleya is a relatively rare houseplant 🌿 that needs regular watering to thrive. They do best in abundant sunlight ☀ and should be less than 3 feet from a window.
Crimson Cattleya likes soil that is well draining.
Crimson Cattleya belongs to the Cattleya genus, and is native to Brazil.
Also known as
Ruby-lipped Cattleya and Cattleya lab
How to care for Crimson Cattleya
Crimson Cattleya 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.
Crimson Cattleya 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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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 Crimson Cattleya after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.