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Picures are only reference to bloom and size of plant.

Orchid not in bloom.

Plant in 8cm pot

 

🔧 **Skill Level:** Intermediate to Advanced

🪴 **Size:** Medium to Large

🎍 **Perfect for Terrariums?** Not suitable for terrariums due to its size and light requirements.

☀️ **Blooming Season:** Typically blooms in late spring to early summer.

🌸 **Blooms Size and Color:** Large, showy flowers with a range of colors including lavender, purple, and white, often with darker spots or markings.

👃 **Fragrance:** Many varieties have a delightful fragrance, often described as sweet or citrusy, particularly noticeable during the day.

🌡 **Temperature:** 
   - Summer (☀️): Highs around 24-28°C (75-82°F) / Lows around 18-22°C (64-72°F)
   - Winter (❄️): Highs around 18-22°C (64-72°F) / Lows around 12-16°C (54-61°F)

💧 **Watering:** 
   - Keep soil evenly moist during active growth.
   - Allow slight drying between waterings during dormancy.

☁️ **Humidity:** 
   - Moderate to high humidity; aim for 50-70%.
   - Provide adequate airflow to prevent rot and fungal issues.

💡 **Light:** 
   - Bright, indirect light is ideal.
   - Provide some protection from direct midday sun.

🌰 **Growing Medium:** 
   - Well-draining orchid mix with bark, sphagnum moss, and perlite.
   - Can also be grown mounted on a slab of wood or in a basket.

🧪 **Fertilization:** 
   - Use a balanced orchid fertilizer at quarter to half strength every 2 weeks during the growing season.
   - Reduce fertilization frequency during dormancy.

 

As always, closely monitor the specific needs of your Cattleya leopoldii × sibling based on your growing conditions and adjust care accordingly.

C. leopoldii × sib

SKU: B19-G
£17.99Price
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