Plant Care Paradise Cattleya

Paradise Cattleya


Potinara Dick Smith 'Paradise'

How to care for Paradise Cattleya


How often to water your Paradise Cattleya

Water needs for Paradise Cattleya
0.5 cups
every 9

Paradise Cattleya needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Westerville, Ohio.

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 Paradise Cattleya

Water 0.5 cups every

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size


Check the growing potential in your area

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

Plant care guide for Paradise Cattleya in Westerville, Ohio

Westerville, Ohio

42% Low

Growing Paradise Cattleya in Westerville right now

Light needs for plant Paradise Cattleya in Westerville, Ohio

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

November 26th, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Westerville is currently very low 📉.

The availability of high quality sunlight in your home impacts ability for plants to thrive and is key in …

Read more

Finding light for Paradise Cattleya in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Paradise Cattleya: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Paradise Cattleya 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 Westerville, Ohio ⛅.


How to fertilize Paradise Cattleya

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

Care Summary for Paradise Cattleya

Paradise Cattleya

Paradise Cattleya

Greg recommends:


0.5 cups every 9 days


< 3ft from a window


Repot after 2x growth

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

Trending in your area

Similar to Paradise Cattleya

Discover rare plants

This plant is popular in