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Rhynchostylis retusa, also known as the foxtail orchid , is a species of orchid native to Southeast Asia, including Thailand, Cambodia, and Laos. It is a popular orchid species due to its stunning appearance, ease of care, and sweet fragrance.

Here are some tips on caring for Rhynchostylis retusa:

Light: Rhynchostylis retusa prefers bright, indirect light, but not direct sunlight. Place it near a window with filtered light or under artificial grow lights.

Temperature: This orchid prefers warm to hot temperatures, with a range of 21-32°C during the day and 15-21°C at night.

Watering: Water this orchid thoroughly and then let it dry out slightly before watering again. Don't allow the roots to sit in standing water, as this can lead to root rot. The frequency of watering will depend on the temperature and humidity of your environment.

Humidity: Rhynchostylis retusa thrives in high humidity. Consider using a humidifier or placing a tray of water near the orchid to increase humidity levels.

Fertilizing: Fertilize this orchid every two to three weeks during the growing season (spring and summer) with a balanced fertilizer. During the fall and winter, reduce the frequency of fertilizing to once a month.

Rhynchostylis retusa blooms in the spring and summer, producing stunning spikes of fragrant, pink or white flowers that resemble fox tails. It is a great choice for both indoor and outdoor growing, and can be propagated through division of its pseudobulbs. With proper care, your Rhynchostylis retusa will thrive and provide you with years of beauty and enjoyment.

Rhynchostylis retusa (FS)

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