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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 to Advanced

🪴 **Size:** Medium to Large

🎍 **Perfect for Terrariums?** Not ideal for terrariums due to its size and specific care requirements.

☀️ **Blooming Season:** Spring to summer

🌸 **Blooms Size and Color:** Medium-sized flowers with a range of colors including yellow, orange, and red, often with intricate patterns and markings.

👃 **Fragrance:** Sweet, fruity fragrance, particularly noticeable during the day.

🌡 **Temperature:** 
   - Summer (☀️): Highs around 25-30°C (77-86°F) / Lows around 18-22°C (64-72°F)
   - Winter (❄️): Highs around 20-25°C (68-77°F) / Lows around 12-18°C (54-64°F)

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

☁️ **Humidity:** Moderate to high humidity; 50-70% is optimal.

💡 **Light:** 
   - Moderate to bright, indirect light.
   - Protect from direct midday sun, which can scorch the leaves.

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

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


These guidelines should help you provide optimal care for your Maxillaria variabilis, but remember to adjust based on the specific conditions in your growing environment and the needs of your individual plant.

Max. variabilis

SKU: A11-G
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