Plant Care Dichromanthus aurantiacus

Dichromanthus aurantiacus

Taxonomy

Dichromanthus aurantiacus
Dichromanthus
Orchidaceae
Asparagales

How to care for Dichromanthus aurantiacus

Water

How often to water your Dichromanthus aurantiacus

Water needs for Dichromanthus aurantiacus
0.5 cups
every 9

Dichromanthus aurantiacus needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Arcadia, California.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

Plant care guide for Dichromanthus aurantiacus in Arcadia, California

Arcadia, California

60% Medium

Finding light for None in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Dichromanthus aurantiacus: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Dichromanthus aurantiacus 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..️

Arcadia, California currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Dichromanthus aurantiacus

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

Care Summary for Dichromanthus aurantiacus

Dichromanthus aurantiacus


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Arcadia, California, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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