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Picures are only reference to bloom and size of plant.

Orchid not in bloom.

Plants in 9 cm pots

 

🔧 **Skill Level:** Intermediate

🪴 **Size:** Medium

🎍 **Perfect for Terrariums?** Not ideal for terrariums due to its size and need for good air circulation.

☀️ **Blooming Season:** Spring to early summer

🌸 **Blooms Size and Color:** Medium-sized flowers with a range of colours including white, pink, purple, and green, often with contrasting markings.

👃 **Fragrance:** Sweet and floral fragrance, especially strong during the day.

🌡 **Temperature:** 
   - Summer (☀️): Highs around 25-30°C (77-86°F) / Lows around 18-23°C (64-73°F)
   - Winter (❄️): Highs around 20-25°C (68-77°F) / Lows around 12-18°C (54-64°F)

💧 **Watering:** 
   - Water generously when actively growing, allowing the potting mix to dry slightly between waterings.
   - Reduce watering during dormancy but don't let the pseudobulbs shrivel.

☁️ **Humidity:** 
   - Moderate to high humidity, around 50-70%.

💡 **Light:** 
   - Bright, indirect light.
   - Protect from direct sunlight, especially during the hottest part of the day.

🌰 **Growing Medium:** 
   - Well-draining orchid mix with bark, sphagnum moss, and perlite.

🧪 **Fertilization:** 
   - Apply balanced orchid fertilizer at half strength every 2-4 weeks during the growing season.
   - Reduce or halt fertilization during dormancy.

 

It's essential to monitor the specific needs of your Encyclia alata × sib based on your growing conditions and adjust care accordingly.

Encyclia alata × sib

SKU: B3-G
£22.99Price
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