Monkey orchid face growing epiphytic rhizome leaf plant of the genus Dracula also known as Monkey face orchid, Dracula simia, Monkey orchid perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant, grow in cold temperate climate.
Leaves color green the leaves fleshy in linear shape.
Monkey face orchid flower
Flower shape remind Monkey face, orchid 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, in order to see Monkey face orchid need some imagination
Care requirements for growing Monkey face orchid:
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 Monkey orchid:
Plant / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No, but really hard to start from seeds
Difficulties/Problems with growing Monkey orchid plant:
Very specific requirement
When is the best time to plant a Monkey orchid flower:
Pests and diseases in Monkey orchid:
When is the best time to prune?
How to prune a Monkey face orchid plant:
Dead leaves, roots and bloom stem
What is the size of a Monkey orchid plant?
Growth speed in Monkey face orchid:
Irrigation Water Management:
Big amount of water, high humidity
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Shade (light)
It is possible to grow Monkey orchid plant indoor?
Growing Monkey orchid is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
When does Monkey face flower bloom?
General information about the flower:
Monkey face flowers, the 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