Plant Care Black Pearl Orchid

Black Pearl Orchid

Taxonomy

Fredclarkeara After Dark
Fredclarkeara

How to care for Black Pearl Orchid

Water

How often to water your Black Pearl Orchid

Water needs for Black Pearl Orchid
0.5 cups
every 9

Black Pearl Orchid 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 Black Pearl Orchid

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 Black Pearl Orchid in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Black Pearl Orchid: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Black Pearl Orchid 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 Black Pearl Orchid

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

Care Summary for Black Pearl Orchid

Black Pearl Orchid

Black Pearl Orchid


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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