Plant Care Mini Phalaenopsis Orchid
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Mini Phalaenopsis Orchid

4.8 out of 5 (17 experiences)

Mini Phalaenopsis Orchid has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Mini Phalaenopsis Orchid has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily

Taxonomy

Phalaenopsis amabilis 'Miniature'
Phalaenopsis
Orchidaceae
Asparagales

How to care for Mini Phalaenopsis Orchid

Water

How often to water your Mini Phalaenopsis Orchid

Water needs for Mini Phalaenopsis Orchid
0.5 cups
every 9

Mini Phalaenopsis 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 Mini Phalaenopsis 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 Mini Phalaenopsis Orchid in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Mini Phalaenopsis Orchid: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Mini Phalaenopsis 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 Mini Phalaenopsis Orchid

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

FAQs
Water Needs
Sunlight Needs

Care Summary for Mini Phalaenopsis Orchid

Mini Phalaenopsis Orchid

Mini Phalaenopsis 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.

What other plant parents say

Mini Phalaenopsis Orchid has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 11
Mini Phalaenopsis Orchid has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 8
Mini Phalaenopsis Orchid has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 4
Mini Phalaenopsis Orchid has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 3
Mini Phalaenopsis Orchid has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 2
Mini Phalaenopsis Orchid has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 2
Greg2005 avatar
@Greg2005
leaf-1 57 Plants
xp 2,963 XP
globe Gaithersburg, Maryland
08/12/2021

Survivor

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Greg2005 avatar
@Greg2005
leaf-1 57 Plants
xp 2,963 XP
globe Gaithersburg, Maryland
08/12/2021

Survivor

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Survivor Survivor
Francescab avatar
@Francescab
leaf-1 5 Plants
xp 111 XP
globe Bordon, England
08/08/2021

Make sure it has lots of sunlight, and make sure water can drain from its pot so that the roots don’t rot as they rot quite easily

Fast grower Fast grower
Blooms easily Blooms easily
Survivor Survivor
Gabwhalland avatar
@Gabwhalland
leaf-1 2 Plants
xp 56 XP
06/14/2021

Super pretty and extremely low maintenance.

Blooms easily Blooms easily
Pet friendly Pet friendly
Nataliahmichelle avatar
@Nataliahmichelle
leaf-1 32 Plants
xp 967 XP
globe Marysville, Washington
06/02/2021

Very beautiful and low maintenance

Fast grower Fast grower
Blooms easily Blooms easily

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