Vanda growing orchid herbaceous some species epiphytic of the genus Vanda, Vanda perennial evergreen used as ornamental cut-flower plant, can grow in tropic, subtropics, mediterranean climate or houseplant.
Leaves color green in in oval shape the leaf fleshy grow on stem.
Flower color can be: purple, brown, red, blue, pink, white, orange, yellow, black or green, the flower can be in more than one color it can be stripes, dots or shapeless, petals in wedge to elliptic shape there are five petals and in some cultivars there is one petal in the middle can looks like apron or vest and more.
Requirements for growing Vanda:
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 Vanda:
Plant / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction in Vanda?
Difficulties/Problems with growing Vanda:
Need to keep wet all the time without to grow it in the ground or pot
When is the best time to plant a Vanda plant:
Pests and diseases in Vanda:
When is the best time to prune a Vanda plant?
How to prune a Vanda:
Old yellow leaves, after the bloom cut the stem 2 cm after the bloom dies
What is the size of a Vanda plant?
Growth speed in Vanda:
Medium growing / Slow growing
Vanda Irrigation Water Management:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing Vanda:
Full Sun / Half Shade (some variety will burn in full sun and other suffer in half shade)
It is possible to grow Vanda indoor?
Yes (only with a lot of sun light next to window)
Growing Vanda is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes (but better to grow it with nothing on a bark or something synthetic)
When does Vanda bloom?
Most of the year in colder places not in the winter
General information about the flower:
Petals shape can be in wedge to elliptic shape there are five petals and in some cultivars there is one petals in the middle can looks like apron or vest and much more, color can be: purple, brown, red, blue, pink, white, orange, yellow, black or green, the flower can be in more than one color it can be stripes, dots or shapeless structure