Plant Care Brown Widelip Orchid

Brown Widelip Orchid

Also known as

brown widelip orchid, lily-leaved twayblade, large twayblade and mauve sleekwort


Liparis liliifolia

How to care for Brown Widelip Orchid


How often to water your Brown Widelip Orchid

Water needs for Brown Widelip Orchid
0.5 cups
every 9

Brown Widelip Orchid needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Jacksonville, 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 Brown Widelip Orchid

Water 0.5 cups every

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Plant care guide for Brown Widelip Orchid in Jacksonville, Florida

Jacksonville, Florida

58% Medium

Finding light for Brown Widelip Orchid in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Brown Widelip Orchid: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Brown Widelip 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..️

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


How to fertilize Brown Widelip Orchid

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

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Care Summary for Brown Widelip Orchid

Brown Widelip Orchid

Brown Widelip Orchid

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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