Plant Care Sarcochilus fitzgeraldii

Sarcochilus fitzgeraldii

Taxonomy

Sarcochilus fitzgeraldii
Sarcochilus
Orchidaceae
Asparagales

How to care for Sarcochilus fitzgeraldii

Water

How often to water your Sarcochilus fitzgeraldii

Water needs for Sarcochilus fitzgeraldii
0.5 cups
every 9

Sarcochilus fitzgeraldii needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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 Sarcochilus fitzgeraldii

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 Sarcochilus fitzgeraldii in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

81% High

Growing Sarcochilus fitzgeraldii in Philadelphia right now

Light needs for plant Sarcochilus fitzgeraldii in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Plant growth potential is currently very high 📈

May 23rd, 2022

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

The availability of high quality sun…

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Light needs for plant Sarcochilus fitzgeraldii in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Sunlight will increase by 15.6% ☀️

May 23rd, 2022

Philadelphia is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Philadelphia is expected to increase by 15.6% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 20.5 megajoules of energ…

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Light needs for plant Sarcochilus fitzgeraldii in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Daylight will increase by 1.3 hours 📈

May 23rd, 2022

This month, Philadelphia is getting an average of 10.5 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 10% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 14.7 total hours of…

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Finding light for Sarcochilus fitzgeraldii in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Sarcochilus fitzgeraldii: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Sarcochilus fitzgeraldii 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 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ☀️.️

This is a great time to watch your Sarcochilus fitzgeraldii thrive 🌿!

Nutrients

How to fertilize Sarcochilus fitzgeraldii

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

When to repot Sarcochilus fitzgeraldii

Nutrient needs for plant Sarcochilus fitzgeraldii in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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

May 23rd, 2022

The growing potential in Philadelphia 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 …

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Care Summary for Sarcochilus fitzgeraldii

Sarcochilus fitzgeraldii

Sarcochilus fitzgeraldii


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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