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 Oakland, California.

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 Oakland, California

Oakland, California

96% High

Growing Stanhopea tigrina in Oakland right now

Light needs for plant Stanhopea tigrina in Oakland, California

Plant growth potential is currently very high 📈

May 27th, 2022

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

The availability of high quality sunlight…

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Light needs for plant Stanhopea tigrina in Oakland, California

Sunlight will increase by 14% ☀️

May 25th, 2022

Oakland is trending towards greater sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Oakland is expected to increase by 14% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 23.6 megajoules of energy per m2 per…

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Light needs for plant Stanhopea tigrina in Oakland, California

Daylight will increase by 1.1 hours 📈

May 28th, 2022

This month, Oakland is getting an average of 13.2 hours of clear sky sunlight per day.

Hours of daylight will increase by 8.3% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 14.6 total hours of day…

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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 Oakland, California ☀️.️

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.

When to repot Stanhopea tigrina

Nutrient needs for plant Stanhopea tigrina in Oakland, California

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

May 27th, 2022

The growing potential in Oakland is very 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 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 Oakland, California, the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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