Plant Care Phalaenopsis schilleriana

Phalaenopsis schilleriana

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Also known as

Moth Orchid

Taxonomy

Phalaenopsis schilleriana
Phalaenopsis
Orchidaceae
Asparagales

How to care for Phalaenopsis schilleriana

Water

How often to water your Phalaenopsis schilleriana

Water needs for Phalaenopsis schilleriana
0.5 cups
every 9

Phalaenopsis schilleriana needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Madison, Wisconsin.

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 schilleriana

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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5"
Light

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

Plant care guide for Phalaenopsis schilleriana in Madison, Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin

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Growing Phalaenopsis schilleriana in Madison right now

Light needs for plant Phalaenopsis schilleriana in Madison, Wisconsin

Plant growth potential is currently very high 📈

May 28th, 2022

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Madison is currently very high 📈. The plant growth potential in your area is currently at its peak! 🌿

The availability of high quality sunlight…

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Light needs for plant Phalaenopsis schilleriana in Madison, Wisconsin

Sunlight will increase by 15.2% ☀️

May 28th, 2022

Madison is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Madison is expected to increase by 15.2% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 20.4 megajoules of energy per m2 p…

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Light needs for plant Phalaenopsis schilleriana in Madison, Wisconsin

Daylight will increase by 1.4 hours 📈

May 27th, 2022

This month, Madison is getting an average of 10.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 10.2% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 15.1 total hours of da…

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Finding light for Phalaenopsis schilleriana in your home

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

Phalaenopsis schilleriana 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 during this time of higher sunlight intensity in Madison, Wisconsin ☀️.️

This is a great time to watch your Phalaenopsis schilleriana thrive 🌿!

Nutrients

How to fertilize Phalaenopsis schilleriana

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

When to repot Phalaenopsis schilleriana

Nutrient needs for plant Phalaenopsis schilleriana in Madison, Wisconsin

Is this a good time of year to repot? Yes! 🪴

May 27th, 2022

The growing potential in Madison is high 📈.

It's best to repot plants during their active growing periods when they have the energy to re-establish their roots! This is a great time to repot any p…

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Care Summary for Phalaenopsis schilleriana

Phalaenopsis schilleriana

Phalaenopsis schilleriana


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on your location in Madison, Wisconsin, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

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