Plant Care Sea Turtle Jewel Orchid
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Sea Turtle Jewel Orchid

Taxonomy

Ludochilus Sea Turtle
Ludochilus

How to care for Sea Turtle Jewel Orchid

Water

How often to water your Sea Turtle Jewel Orchid

Water needs for Sea Turtle Jewel Orchid
0.5 cups
every 9

Sea Turtle 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 Sea Turtle Jewel Orchid

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 Sea Turtle Jewel Orchid in your home

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

Sea Turtle 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.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Sea Turtle Jewel Orchid

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

Care Summary for Sea Turtle Jewel Orchid

Sea Turtle Jewel Orchid

Sea Turtle 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.

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