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 Madison, Wisconsin.

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?

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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 Stanhopea tigrina in Madison, Wisconsin

Madison, Wisconsin

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Growing Stanhopea tigrina in Madison right now

Light needs for plant Stanhopea tigrina in Madison, Wisconsin

Plant growth potential is currently high 📈

May 23rd, 2022

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Madison is currently high 📈.

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

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Light needs for plant Stanhopea tigrina in Madison, Wisconsin

Sunlight will increase by 17.8% ☀️

May 23rd, 2022

Madison is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Madison is expected to increase by 17.8% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 20.2 megajoules of energy per m2 p…

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Light needs for plant Stanhopea tigrina in Madison, Wisconsin

Daylight will increase by 1.5 hours 📈

May 23rd, 2022

This month, Madison is getting an average of 10.3 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 11.2% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 15.1 total hours of da…

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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 maximize the potential for growth during this time of higher sunlight intensity in Madison, Wisconsin ☀️.️

This is a great time to watch your Stanhopea tigrina thrive 🌿!

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.

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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 Madison, Wisconsin, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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