Plant Care Leptotes bicolor
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Leptotes bicolor

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Leptotes bicolor has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves
Leptotes bicolor has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily

Taxonomy

Leptotes bicolor
Leptotes
Orchidaceae
Asparagales

How to care for Leptotes bicolor

Water

How often to water your Leptotes bicolor

Water needs for Leptotes bicolor
0.5 cups
every 9

Leptotes bicolor 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 Leptotes bicolor

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 None in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Leptotes bicolor: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Leptotes bicolor 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 Leptotes bicolor

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

Care Summary for Leptotes bicolor

Leptotes bicolor

Leptotes bicolor


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.

What other plant parents say

Leptotes bicolor has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Leptotes bicolor has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 1
Leptotes bicolor has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 1
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globe Carleton Place, Ontario
07/13/2021

Bought from an orchid sale in 2017. Mounted it on driftwood and hangs in an east facing window so gets 2-3 hrs of direct morning sun. Dunk it in the sink for a couple minutes every week or two and mist sporadically as its mounted with a tillandsia. Flowers every feb-march

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Blooms easily Blooms easily
Survivor Survivor

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