Plant Care Hairy Shadow Witch

Hairy Shadow Witch

Also known as

Cranichis multiflora, Epipactis pubescens, Listera pubescens, Neottia glandulosa, Neottia pubera, Nerissa glandulosa, Ophrys pubera, Ponthieva costaricensis, Ponthieva glandulosa, Ponthieva glandulosa macra, Ponthieva guatemalensis, Ponthieva lancifolia, Ponthieva oblongifolia, Ponthieva orchioides and Serapias pubescens


Ponthieva racemosa

How to care for Hairy Shadow Witch


How often to water your Hairy Shadow Witch

Water needs for Hairy Shadow Witch
0.5 cups
every 9

Hairy Shadow Witch 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.

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

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Finding light for Hairy Shadow Witch in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Hairy Shadow Witch: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Hairy Shadow Witch 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 Hairy Shadow Witch

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

Care Summary for Hairy Shadow Witch

Hairy Shadow Witch

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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