Plant Care Lion-Like Dendrobium

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 located in Madison, Wisconsin.

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?

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5"
Light

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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 Lion-Like Dendrobium in Madison, Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin

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Growing Lion-Like Dendrobium in Madison right now

Light needs for plant Lion-Like Dendrobium in Madison, Wisconsin

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

November 30th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Madison is currently very low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in dete…

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Light needs for plant Lion-Like Dendrobium in Madison, Wisconsin

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 32.9% ☀️

November 30th, 2021

Madison is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Madison is expected to decrease by 32.9% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 5.6 megajoules of energy per m2 per …

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Light needs for plant Lion-Like Dendrobium in Madison, Wisconsin

Daylight will decrease by 1.3 hours 📉

November 30th, 2021

This month, Madison is getting an average of 7.5 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 12.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 8.8 total hours of dayl…

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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 keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Madison, Wisconsin ⛅.

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.

When to repot Lion-Like Dendrobium

Nutrient needs for plant Lion-Like Dendrobium in Madison, Wisconsin

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

November 28th, 2021

The growing potential in Madison is very low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best to …

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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 your location in Madison, Wisconsin, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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