Plant Care Checkered Rattlesnake Plantain

Checkered Rattlesnake Plantain

Also known as

checkered rattlesnake-plantain, Loddiges' rattlesnake-plantain and tesselated rattlesnake-plantain

Taxonomy

Goodyera tesselata
Goodyera
Orchidaceae
Asparagales

How to care for Checkered Rattlesnake Plantain

Water

How often to water your Checkered Rattlesnake Plantain

Water needs for Checkered Rattlesnake Plantain
0.5 cups
every 9

Checkered Rattlesnake Plantain needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Louisville, Kentucky.

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 Checkered Rattlesnake Plantain

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Plant care guide for Checkered Rattlesnake Plantain in Louisville, Kentucky

Louisville, Kentucky

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Finding light for Checkered Rattlesnake Plantain in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Checkered Rattlesnake Plantain: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Checkered Rattlesnake Plantain may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Louisville, Kentucky ⛅.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Checkered Rattlesnake Plantain

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

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Care Summary for Checkered Rattlesnake Plantain

Checkered Rattlesnake Plantain

Checkered Rattlesnake Plantain


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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