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.
Leaves color green in in elliptic shape the leaf fleshy.
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 growing Brassavola nodosa:
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 Brassavola nodosa:
Plant / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction in Brassavola nodosa?
No, but really hard to start from seeds
Difficulties/Problems with growing Brassavola nodosa:
Need to change the pots and the roots grow once a year, better not to put it directly in big pot
When is the best time to plant a Brassavola nodosa plant:
Pests and diseases in Brassavola nodosa:
Aphids, Brassavola nodosa mite, spider mite
When is the best time to prune a Brassavola nodosa plant?
How to prune a Brassavola nodosa:
Old yellow leaves, after the bloom cut the stem 2 cm after the bloom dies
What is the size of a Brassavola nodosa plant?
Growth speed in Brassavola nodosa:
Brassavola nodosa Irrigation Water Management:
Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing Brassavola nodosa:
Half Shade (full light)
It is possible to grow Brassavola nodosa indoor?
Growing Brassavola nodosa is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
When does Brassavola nodosa bloom?
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