Plant Care Goodyera Pubescens
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Goodyera Pubescens

Also known as

Downy rattlesnake plantain, Downy rattlesnake plantain and Downy rattlesnake-plantain

Taxonomy

Goodyera pubescens
Goodyera
Orchidaceae
Asparagales

How to care for Goodyera Pubescens

Water

How often to water your Goodyera Pubescens

Water needs for Goodyera Pubescens
0.5 cups
every 9

Goodyera Pubescens 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 Goodyera Pubescens

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Downy rattlesnake plantain in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Goodyera Pubescens: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Goodyera Pubescens 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 Goodyera Pubescens

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

FAQs
Difficulty Level

Goodyera Pubescens is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!


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Care Summary for Goodyera Pubescens

Goodyera Pubescens

Goodyera Pubescens


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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