Plant Care phalaenopsis orchid
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phalaenopsis orchid

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phalaenopsis orchid has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves
phalaenopsis orchid has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily

Taxonomy

phalaenopsis jiaho's pink girl orchid
Phalaenopsis
Orchidaceae
Asparagales

How to care for phalaenopsis orchid

Water

How often to water your phalaenopsis orchid

Water needs for phalaenopsis orchid
0.5 cups
every 9

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 phalaenopsis orchid

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 phalaenopsis orchid in your home

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

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 phalaenopsis orchid

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

Care Summary for phalaenopsis orchid

phalaenopsis orchid

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

phalaenopsis orchid has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 3
phalaenopsis orchid has a Blooms easily plant personality Blooms easily 3
phalaenopsis orchid has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 2
phalaenopsis orchid has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 1
phalaenopsis orchid has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 1
phalaenopsis orchid has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
phalaenopsis orchid has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
Marblequeen avatar
@Marblequeen
leaf-1 23 Plants
xp 562 XP
globe Columbus, Ohio
09/16/2021

safe for cats and blooms easily!

Fast grower Fast grower
Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Blooms easily Blooms easily
Pet friendly Pet friendly
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@Semi_skimmed_milk
leaf-1 5 Plants
xp 132 XP
globe Modbury, England
09/11/2021

water every week, doesnt need any sun if you dont mind not having flowers. honestly really easy to keep alive

Large, lush leaves Large, lush leaves
Abigail avatar
@Abigail
leaf-1 3 Plants
xp 79 XP
globe Puyallup, Washington
08/29/2021

Don't overwater, and get to know it's bloom cycle🥰

Lilsusbby avatar
@Lilsusbby
leaf-1 2 Plants
xp 61 XP
globe San Jose, California
08/29/2021

Pretty easy to keep alive. Some sunlight &water an das all u need 🌱

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