Plant Care Lion-Like Dendrobium
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Lion-Like Dendrobium

Taxonomy

Dendrobium leonis
Dendrobium
Orchidaceae
Asparagales

How to care for Lion-Like Dendrobium

Water

How often to water your Lion-Like Dendrobium

Water needs for Lion-Like Dendrobium
0.5 cups
every 9

Lion-Like Dendrobium 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 Lion-Like Dendrobium

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 Lion-Like Dendrobium in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Lion-Like Dendrobium: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Lion-Like Dendrobium 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 Lion-Like Dendrobium

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Lion-Like Dendrobium: 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 Lion-Like Dendrobium after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Lion-Like Dendrobium

Lion-Like Dendrobium

Lion-Like Dendrobium


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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