Monkey face orchid growing epiphytic rhizome leaf plant of the genus Dracula also known as Monkey orchid, Dracula simia, Monkey orchid perennial evergreen used as ornamental plant, grow in subtropical climate and growing in hardiness zone 10-11.

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

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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?
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

Planting season:
All year

Pests and diseases:
Aphids

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune a Monkey face orchid plant:
Dead leaves, roots and bloom stem

Size of the plant?
20-50 cm, 12-20 inches

Growth speed in Monkey face orchid:
Medium growing

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?
Yes

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

Blooming information

When does Monkey face orchid bloom?
All year

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

Scientific name:

Dracula simia

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