Plant Care Black Vanilla Orchid

Black Vanilla Orchid


Gymnadenia nigra

How to care for Black Vanilla Orchid


How often to water your Black Vanilla Orchid

Water needs for Black Vanilla Orchid
0.5 cups
every 9

Black Vanilla Orchid needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Fort Worth, Texas.

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 Vanilla Orchid

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.

Plant care guide for Black Vanilla Orchid in Fort Worth, Texas

Fort Worth, Texas

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Finding light for Black Vanilla Orchid in your home

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

Black Vanilla Orchid 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 Fort Worth, Texas ⛅.


How to fertilize Black Vanilla Orchid

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

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Care Summary for Black Vanilla Orchid

Black Vanilla Orchid

Black Vanilla Orchid

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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