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 Seattle, Washington.

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 Seattle, Washington

Seattle, Washington

34% Very Low

Growing Stanhopea tigrina in Seattle right now

Light needs for plant Stanhopea tigrina in Seattle, Washington

Plant growth potential is currently very low 📉

December 2nd, 2021

Sunlight intensity as measured by “net radiation” in Seattle is currently very low 📉.

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

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Light needs for plant Stanhopea tigrina in Seattle, Washington

Sunlight intensity will decrease by 38.9% ☀️

December 1st, 2021

Seattle is trending towards lower sunlight intensity!

The amount of sunlight in Seattle is expected to decrease by 38.9% over the next 2 weeks to an average of 4.7 megajoules of energy per m2 per …

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Light needs for plant Stanhopea tigrina in Seattle, Washington

Daylight will decrease by 1.5 hours 📉

December 1st, 2021

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

Hours of daylight will decrease by 15.1% over the next two weeks. Your plants will get 8.2 total hours of dayl…

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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 Seattle, Washington ⛅.

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 Seattle, Washington

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

December 2nd, 2021

The growing potential in Seattle is very 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 to …

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

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