Plant Care Stanhopea tigrina

Stanhopea tigrina

Taxonomy

Stanhopea tigrina
Stanhopea
Orchidaceae
Asparagales

How to care for Stanhopea tigrina

Water

How often to water your Stanhopea tigrina

Water needs for Stanhopea tigrina
0.5 cups
every 9

Stanhopea tigrina needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot located in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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 Stanhopea tigrina

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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 Stanhopea tigrina in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Colorado Springs, Colorado

38% Low

Growing Stanhopea tigrina in Colorado Springs right now

Light needs for plant Stanhopea tigrina in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Plant growth potential is currently low 📉

January 24th, 2022

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Colorado Springs is currently low 📉.

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

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Light needs for plant Stanhopea tigrina in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Sunlight will increase by 31% ☀️

January 26th, 2022

Colorado Springs is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Colorado Springs is expected to increase by 31% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 11.0 megajoules of…

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Light needs for plant Stanhopea tigrina in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Daylight will increase by 0.9 hours 📈

January 25th, 2022

This month, Colorado Springs is getting an average of 9.0 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 9.1% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 10.3 total hour…

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Finding light for Stanhopea tigrina in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Stanhopea tigrina: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Stanhopea tigrina 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 Colorado Springs, Colorado ⛅.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Stanhopea tigrina

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

When to repot Stanhopea tigrina

Nutrient needs for plant Stanhopea tigrina in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Is this a good time of year to repot? No ⏳

January 25th, 2022

The growing potential in Colorado Springs is low 📉.

Repotting in late fall or winter when the day lengths are shorter can be very stressful for a plant and cause it to go into shock.

It's best…

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Care Summary for Stanhopea tigrina

Stanhopea tigrina

Stanhopea tigrina


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

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

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