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 San Antonio, Texas.

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

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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 San Antonio, Texas

San Antonio, Texas

55% Medium

Growing Sarcochilus fitzgeraldii in San Antonio right now

Light needs for plant Sarcochilus fitzgeraldii in San Antonio, Texas

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

December 1st, 2022

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in San Antonio is currently low 📉.

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

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Light needs for plant Sarcochilus fitzgeraldii in San Antonio, Texas

Sunlight will decrease by 19.6% ☀️

December 2nd, 2022

San Antonio is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in San Antonio is expected to decrease by 19.6% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 9.9 megajoules of energy per…

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Light needs for plant Sarcochilus fitzgeraldii in San Antonio, Texas

Daylight will decrease by 0.7 hours 📉

December 2nd, 2022

This month, San Antonio is getting an average of 8.4 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will decrease by 6.4% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.1 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..️

San Antonio, Texas currently has medium levels of sunlight intensity, you can help this plant grow by treating it to ample light ☀️.

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.

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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 San Antonio, Texas, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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