Lady's Slipper Orchid
How to care for Lady's Slipper Orchid
Lady's Slipper Orchid needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Omaha, Nebraska.
Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.
December 3rd, 2021
Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Omaha is currently very low 📉.
The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in determ…
December 5th, 2021
Omaha is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!
The amount of sunlight in Omaha is expected to decrease by 27.3% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 6.9 megajoules of energy per m2 per day!…
December 4th, 2021
This month, Omaha is getting an average of 9.1 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.
Hours of daylight will decrease by 10.4% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 9.0 total hours of daylig…
Lady's Slipper Orchid 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 Omaha, Nebraska ⛅.
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 Lady's Slipper Orchid after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.
November 30th, 2021
The growing potential in Omaha 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 re…