Plant Care White Apple Moth Orchid

White Apple Moth Orchid

About White Apple Moth Orchid

Phalaenopsis orchids get their name from the Greek 'phalaina' meaning moth, as their flowers are thought to resemble moth or butterfly wings! 🦋 Once their flowers have blossomed, they will eventually die but the plant will live one and continue to produce new flower spikes throughout its life. Orchid flowers evolved to attract pollinators and ther unique shape helps keep insects safe while collecting and dispersing pollen! 🐝


Phalaenopsis 'Younghome White Apple'

How to care for White Apple Moth Orchid


How often to water your White Apple Moth Orchid

Water needs for White Apple Moth Orchid
0.5 cups
every 9

White Apple Moth Orchid needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Fort Collins, Colorado.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

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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 White Apple Moth Orchid in Fort Collins, Colorado

Fort Collins, Colorado

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Finding light for White Apple Moth Orchid in your home

Light needs and placement for plant White Apple Moth Orchid: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

White Apple Moth Orchid may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to keep it happy during this time of reduced sunlight intensity in Fort Collins, Colorado ⛅.


How to fertilize White Apple Moth Orchid

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

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Care Summary for White Apple Moth Orchid

White Apple Moth Orchid

White Apple Moth Orchid

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

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