Orchid tree grow and care – legume tree of the genus Bauhinia also known as Phanera variegate or Bauhinia variegata, Orchid tree perennial deciduous used as fragrant, ornamental plant also can use as bonsai, can grow in subtropics, tropics or mediterranean climate and growing in hardiness zone 10+.
Leaves color green in a shape of two oval leaves that connected together.
Orchid tree flower
Flower fragrant color purple or white with five petals the size 5-10 cm, the flowers attracts pollinators like hummingbirds and sunbirds.
Orchid tree for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy VIDEO How to grow Orchid tree growing and care:
Well drain soil
What is the best way to start growing? Plant / Seedling / Seed Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction? No Difficulties or problems when growing: Invasive Winter, spring, summer Planting season: Aphids Pests and diseases: Pruning season: Autumn / Winter How to prune: For design Size of the plant? 5-10 m, 15-30 feet Growth speed in optimal condition: Fast growing / Medium growing Small amount of water / Average amount of water / Big amount of water Water requirement: Light conditions in optimal condition for growing: Full Sun / Half Shade No Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant? Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers: Yes Blooming information Winter / Spring Bloom season: General information about the flower White or purple with five petals the size 5-10 cm Scientific name:
Categories of growing
Spring Planting, Summer planting, Winter planting
Light exposure requirements:
Full sun Plants, Part shade Plants
Climates that the plant can grow:
Mediterranean Climate, Subtropics Climate, Tropics Climate
Growing speed of the plant:
Average growing plants, Fast growing plants
Deciduous, Evergreen, Legumes, Perennial plant, Tree
Bonsai, Ground fixing plants, Ornamental plants
Requirements for watering the plant:
Big amount of water, Regularly water, Small amounts of water
Hardiness zone 10, Hardiness zone 11, Hardiness zone 12, Hardiness zone 13
Ornamental flower, Ornamental leaves, Ornamental plant
Spring flowers, Summer flowers
Pink flower, White flower