Plant Care Dischidia Nummularia

Dischidia Nummularia

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Dischidia Nummularia has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower
Dischidia Nummularia has a Survivor plant personality Survivor

Also known as

String of Nickels, String of Nickels and Button Orchid


Dischidia nummularia

How to care for Dischidia Nummularia


How often to water your Dischidia Nummularia

Water needs for Dischidia Nummularia
0.5 cups
every 9

Dischidia Nummularia 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 Dischidia Nummularia

Water 0.5 cups every

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

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Finding light for String of Nickels in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Dischidia Nummularia: 1ft from a window
1ft or less from
a window

Dischidia Nummularia love being close to bright, sunny windows 😎.

Place it less than 1ft from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Dischidia Nummularia does not tolerate low-light 🚫.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Dischidia Nummularia in your home 🏡.


How to fertilize Dischidia Nummularia

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

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Care Summary for Dischidia Nummularia

Dischidia Nummularia

Dischidia Nummularia

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 1ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

What other plant parents say

Dischidia Nummularia has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
Dischidia Nummularia has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
Dischidia Nummularia has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
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This plant has survived so much it deserves a damn medal

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Survivor Survivor
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