Mokara orchid growing orchid leaf plant epiphytic of the genus Mokara, Mokara orchid perennial evergreen used as ornamental cut-flower plant, can grow in tropic, subtropics, climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 12+.
Leaves color green in in oval shape the leaf fleshy grow on stem.
Mokara orchid flower
Flower color can be: purple, red, pink, white, orange, yellow, the flower can be in more than one color it can be with dots, petals in ovate to elliptic shape there are five petals merge in the base.
Mokara orchid for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy
Requirements for Mokara orchid growing and care:
80% humidity, recommend temperature in day time 15C (60F) can survive 11C (52F) to 35C (95F) but not recommend, 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
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Need to keep wet all the time without to grow it in the ground or pot
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Old yellow leaves, after the bloom cut the stem 2 cm after the bloom dies
Size of the plant?
20-60 cm, 12-24 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing / Slow growing
Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade (some variety will burn in full sun and other suffer in half shade)
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Yes (only with a lot of light on the window)
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes (but better to grow it with nothing on a bark or something synthetic)
Most of the year in colder places not in the winter
General information about the flower
Petals shape can be in ovate to elliptic shape there are five petals merge in the base, color can be: purple, red, pink, white, orange, yellow, the flower can be in more than one color it can be with dots