Brassia growing leaf plant epiphytes orchid of the genus Brassia also known as Spider orchid, Brassia perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant, can grow in tropic, subtropics climate or as greenhouse or houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 12+.

Leaves color green in in oval shape the leaf fleshy grow on like a bulb.

Brassia flower

Flower color can be: yellow, orange, purple, brown, red, pink, white mostly with more than one color stripes, dots or shapeless structures, five petals that narrow linear petals and another petal that looks like apron, the flower create shape of dancer with something on the head.

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Requirements for Brassia growing and care:

Temperature in the day time 18C (65F) – 24C (75F) in the night 12C (55F) – 15C (60F), the temperature can be little bit hotter but colder in the night can cause damage to the plant, humidity higher than 50%, 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 change cork before start to become compost and acid, recommend to use Styrofoam to give air for the root

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Yes, in order to get the same cultivar

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Need to change the pots every time that it grows, better not to put it directly in big pot

Planting season:
Spring / Summer

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, spider mites

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?
30-70 cm, 12-28 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Slow growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water (in the growing season need more)

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Half Shade (with light better not with direct sun)

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Yes (next to window)

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

Blooming information

Bloom season:
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower
Five petals that narrow linear petals and another petal that looks like apron, the flower create shape of dancer with something on the head, flower color can be: yellow, orange, purple, brown, red, pink, white mostly with more than one color stripes, dots or shapeless structures,

Scientific name:

Brassia

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