How to grow Masdevallia tovarensis

Masdevallia tovarensis growing epiphytic orchid rhizome leaf plant of the genus Masdevallia also known as Masdevallia candida, Masdevallia tovarensis 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.

Masdevallia tovarensis flower

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 white

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Requirements for Masdevallia tovarensis 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 as houseplant?
Yes

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

Blooming information

Bloom season:
All year

General information about the flower
White flowers the shape flowers triangle to 3 lobes the top of the petal can be smaller than the other, sometimes in vertex there is spikes

Scientific name:

Masdevallia tovarensis

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