Plant Care Lightning Bolt Jewel Orchid
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Lightning Bolt Jewel Orchid

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Also known as

Jewel Orchid

Taxonomy

Macodes petola
Macodes
Orchidaceae
Asparagales

How to care for Lightning Bolt Jewel Orchid

Water

How often to water your Lightning Bolt Jewel Orchid

Water needs for Lightning Bolt Jewel Orchid
0.5 cups
every 9

Lightning Bolt Jewel 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 Lightning Bolt Jewel Orchid

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Lightning Bolt Jewel Orchid in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Lightning Bolt Jewel Orchid: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Lightning Bolt Jewel 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.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Lightning Bolt Jewel Orchid in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Lightning Bolt Jewel Orchid

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

FAQs
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Care Summary for Lightning Bolt Jewel Orchid

Lightning Bolt Jewel Orchid

Lightning Bolt Jewel 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.

What other plant parents say

Rjg avatar
@Rjg
leaf-1 77 Plants
xp 7,494 XP
globe Austin, Texas
05/27/2021

so pretty. just follow Greg’s watering schedule and you’ll be happy!

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