Plant Care Paphiopedilum venustum
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Paphiopedilum venustum

Taxonomy

Paphiopedilum venustum
Paphiopedilum
Orchidaceae
Asparagales

How to care for Paphiopedilum venustum

Water

How often to water your Paphiopedilum venustum

Water needs for Paphiopedilum venustum
0.5 cups
every 9

Paphiopedilum venustum 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 Paphiopedilum venustum

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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Finding light for Paphiopedilum venustum in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Paphiopedilum venustum: 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Paphiopedilum venustum can tolerate being far from a window and light source.

Place it less than 6 feet from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪.

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Nutrients

How to fertilize Paphiopedilum venustum

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

Care Summary for Paphiopedilum venustum

Paphiopedilum venustum

Paphiopedilum venustum


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 6ft 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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