How to grow Masdevallia exquisita

Masdevallia exquisita grow and care – orchid epiphytic rhizome leaf plant of the genus Masdevallia also known as Masd, Masdevallia exquisita perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant, can grow in subtropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 10b-11a.

Leaves color green the leaves fleshy in linear shape, the stem fleshy.

Masdevallia exquisita flower

Flower shape triangle with 3 lobes in vertex there is spikes like tail, flower colors are white, pink and yellow, in the center yellow in the middle pink splash and the outer is white.

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How to grow Masdevallia exquisita 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

Planting season:
All year

Pests and diseases:
Aphids

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Dead leaves

Size of the plant?
20-50 cm, 8-20 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing

Water requirement:
Big amount of water

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

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?
Yes

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

Blooming information

Bloom season:
All year

General information about the flower
Triangle flowers with 3 lobes in vertex there is spikes like tail, flower colors are white, pink and yellow, in the center yellow in the middle pink splash and the outer is white.

Scientific name:

Masdevallia exquisita

How to grow Masdevallia exquisita

Masdevallia exquisita care

Masdevallia exquisita

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