How to grow Bamboo orchid

Bamboo orchid growing orchid herbaceous of the genus Arundina, also known as Arundina graminifolia or Arundina, Bamboo orchid perennial evergreen used as ornamental fragrant cut flower plant, grow in tropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 12+.

Leaves color green in elliptic shape with pointed in the top,the leaf connected to the cane

Bamboo orchid flower

Flower color can be: purple, white or pink, the flower can be in more than one color it can be stripes, dots or shapeless, the flower shape: 3 petals with inner trumpet shape

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Requirements for growing Bamboo orchid plant care:

Recommend temperature at day time 22C (71F) – 30C (85F) at night time 13C (55F) – 16C (60F), moist, change old soil, cork soil, bark or bark chip, transparent pot, pot in that will be fit (not too big) room temperature water, clean water (rain water), when change pot need to cut the dead root, need to cork before start to become compost and acid, recommend to use Styrofoam to give air for the root, drained soil, high humidity

What is the best way to start growing:
Plant / Vegetative Reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No, but really hard to start from seeds

Difficulties/Problems with growing:
Need to change the pots and the roots grow once a year, better not to put it directly in big pot

Planting season:
All year

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, spider mite

Pruning season:
After bloom

How to prune:
Old yellow leaves, after the bloom cut the stem 2 cm after the bloom dies

Size of the plant?
0.5-1.5 m, 20-60 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Irrigation water management requirement:
Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun

Is it possible to grow indoor?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

When does flowers bloom?
Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower
Trumpet shape in the inner part , the outer part three petals that create crown for the trumpet the color can be: purple, white or pink, the flower can be in more than one color it can be stripes, dots or shapeless

Scientific name:

Arundina graminifolia

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