Masdevallia grow and care – orchid epiphytic rhizome leaf plant of the genus Masdevallia also known as Masd, Masdevallia perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant, grow in subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 10b-11a.
Leaves color green the leaves fleshy in linear shape, the stem fleshy.
Flower shape triangle to 3 lobes the top of the petal can be smaller than the other, sometimes in vertex there is spikes, flower color can be: black, purple, red, blue, pink, white, orange, yellow, brown or green, the flower can be in more than one color it can be stripes, dots or shapeless
Masdevallia for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy
How to grow Masdevallia growing and care:
Cold temp: 6-8c night 20c day (not hot summer), high humidity 65%+, soil sphagnum moss with little bark, the pot need to be open (with big holes) for the flowers and growth
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Yes, really hard to start from seeds
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Very specific requirement
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Size of the plant?
20-50 cm, 8-20 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Shade (light)
Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
General information about the flower
Shape flowers triangle to 3 lobes the top of the petal can be smaller than the other, sometimes in vertex there is spikes, flower color can be: black, purple, red, blue, pink, white, orange, yellow, brown or green, the flower can be in more than one color it can be stripes, dots or shapeless
Plant Growing Speed
- Black flower
- Blue flower
- Brown flowers
- Green flower
- Orange flower
- Pink flower
- Purple flower
- Red flower
- White flower
- Yellow flower