Plant Care Lion-Like Dendrobium

Lion-Like Dendrobium


Dendrobium leonis

How to care for Lion-Like Dendrobium


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 Miami, Florida.

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

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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Check the growing potential in your area

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 Miami, Florida

Miami, Florida

60% Medium

Growing Lion-Like Dendrobium in Miami right now

Light needs for plant Lion-Like Dendrobium in Miami, Florida

Plant growth potential is currently medium 👌

December 1st, 2021

Sunlight energy as measured by “net radiation” in Miami is currently medium 👌.

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

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Light needs for plant Lion-Like Dendrobium in Miami, Florida

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 17.2% ☀️

November 30th, 2021

Miami is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Miami is expected to decrease by 17.2% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 11.0 megajoules of energy per m2 per day…

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Light needs for plant Lion-Like Dendrobium in Miami, Florida

Daylight will decrease by 0.6 hours 📉

December 1st, 2021

This month, Miami is getting an average of 8.6 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 5.5% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.4 total hours of daylig…

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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..️

Miami, Florida currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.


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 Miami, Florida

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

November 28th, 2021

The growing potential in Miami is medium 👌.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot any p…

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Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Lion-Like Dendrobium

Lion-Like Dendrobium

Lion-Like Dendrobium

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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