Plant Care Maxillaria Uncata

Maxillaria Uncata


Maxillaria Uncata

How to care for Maxillaria Uncata


How often to water your Maxillaria Uncata

Water needs for Maxillaria Uncata
0.5 cups
every 7

Maxillaria Uncata needs 0.5 cups of water every 7 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 Maxillaria Uncata

Water 0.5 cups every

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Finding light for None in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Maxillaria Uncata: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Maxillaria Uncata 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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How to fertilize Maxillaria Uncata

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Maxillaria Uncata: 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 Maxillaria Uncata after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Difficulty Level

Maxillaria Uncata is generally easy to care for, though some plant parents report facing challenges with growing it. Check out the reviews down below to read more about their experiences!

Water Needs

Care Summary for Maxillaria Uncata

Maxillaria Uncata

Maxillaria Uncata

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 7 days


< 3ft from a window


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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