Brassavola nodosa growing orchid leaf plant epiphytes of the genus Brassavola nodosa also known as Brassavola nodosa orchid, Brassavola nodosa perennial evergreen used as ornamental fragrance attract pollinators plant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropics climate or in greenhouse or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 11-12.

Leaves color green in in elliptic shape the leaf fleshy.

Brassavola nodosa flower

Flower color can be: white, green, cream and rarely with purple the flower can be in more than one color it can be stripes, dots or shapeless, five narrow petals and trumpet in the middle.

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Requirements for Brassavola nodosa growing and care:

Recommend temperature at day time 18C (65F) – 32C (85F) at night time 10C (50F) – 16C (60F) but can be higher temperature, 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 or problems when 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, Brassavola mite, 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?
30-60 cm, 12-24 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Slow growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Half Shade (full light)

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Yes

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

Blooming information

Bloom season:
All year, but more in the autumn and the winter

General information about the flower
Trumpet flower with five narrow petals, color can be: white, green, cream, purple (in the trumpet) or more than one color it can be stripes, dots or shapeless

Scientific name:

Brassavola nodosa

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