Sobralia dichotoma growing herbaceous orchid of the genus Sobralia also known as Sob orchid, Sobralia dichotoma perennial evergreen used as ornamental cut flower fragrant plant, grow in subtropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 10b-12.
Leaves color green the leaves grow from the stems
Sobralia dichotoma flower
Flower color purple or red, the flower shape 5 petals with inner yellow trumpet shape
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Requirements for Sobralia dichotoma growing and care:
Temperature range 2-30 C (35-85 F), 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
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
Yes (sowing very hard)
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Very sensitive to changing temperature
Spring / Summer
Pests and diseases:
How to prune:
Size of the plant:
50-150 cm, 20-60 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing / Slow growing
Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade / Full Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer
General information about the flower:
Five petals with inner trumpet shape, purple or red flowers and the trumpet shape yellow