Vanilla Planifolia Care

Light Preferences

Vanilla Planifolia grows best in partial shade. but can tolerate short periods of morning sun with indirect sunlight.

Water Preferences

Vanilla Planifolia lives in a high-humidity subtropical areas, therefore water your vanilla orchid daily, with distilled water and rainwater only, making sure the moss is lightly damp but not wet.

Expect to water more often in brighter light and less often in lower light.

Temperature Range

Vanilla Planifolia is from Mexico originally and can grow outdoors in Florida. The ideal temperature range is 80 to 95ºF during the day and 60 to 70ºF at night. Always keep it above 50ºF.

Fertilizer Recommendations

Use ¼ strength orchid fertilizer every two to three weeks during the spring and summer.

Flowering Season

Vanilla Planifolia produces yellow-green flowers in spring under care.