Plant Care Dendrobium Phalaenopsis

Dendrobium Phalaenopsis

Taxonomy

dendrobium bigibbum
Dendrobium
Orchidaceae
Asparagales

How to care for Dendrobium Phalaenopsis

Water

How often to water your Dendrobium Phalaenopsis

Water needs for Dendrobium Phalaenopsis
0.5 cups
every 9

Dendrobium Phalaenopsis 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 Dendrobium Phalaenopsis

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 Dendrobium Phalaenopsis in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Dendrobium Phalaenopsis: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Dendrobium Phalaenopsis 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 Dendrobium Phalaenopsis

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

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Care Summary for Dendrobium Phalaenopsis

Dendrobium Phalaenopsis

Dendrobium Phalaenopsis


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.

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