Plant Care darling orchid

darling orchid


Phalaenopsis blume,

How to care for darling orchid


How often to water your darling orchid

Water needs for darling orchid
0.5 cups
every 9

darling 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 darling orchid

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for darling orchid in your home

Light needs and placement for plant darling orchid: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

darling 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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How to fertilize darling orchid

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

Care Summary for darling orchid

darling orchid

darling orchid

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 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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