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 Las Vegas, Nevada.

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

Check the growing potential in your area

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 Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas, Nevada

55% Medium

Growing Dichromanthus aurantiacus in Las Vegas right now

Light needs for plant Dichromanthus aurantiacus in Las Vegas, Nevada

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

November 30th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Las Vegas is currently low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determi…

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Light needs for plant Dichromanthus aurantiacus in Las Vegas, Nevada

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 24.6% ☀️

November 30th, 2021

Las Vegas is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Las Vegas is expected to decrease by 24.6% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.2 megajoules of energy per m2

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Light needs for plant Dichromanthus aurantiacus in Las Vegas, Nevada

Daylight will decrease by 1.0 hours 📉

December 1st, 2021

This month, Las Vegas is getting an average of 10.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 9.2% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.6 total hours of da…

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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..️

Las Vegas, Nevada 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.

When to repot Dichromanthus aurantiacus

Nutrient needs for plant Dichromanthus aurantiacus in Las Vegas, Nevada

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

November 27th, 2021

The growing potential in Las Vegas is medium 👌.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot a…

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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 Las Vegas, Nevada, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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