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Capanemia superflua

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  1. Tom-DE

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    Capanemia superflua
    Authored by: Tom-DE​

    Description: This small species is from Argentina and Brazil. It is sometimes cultivated under the synonym C. uliginosa.

    Culture:

    Temps:
    - Summer: 65-90F
    - Winter: 55-70F or slightly cooler

    Light: Medium light

    Humidity: 60-80%

    Air circulation: Breeze

    Growing location: outside in the yard from May to Oct; inside under HID light during the colder months

    Growing medium: Mount - Cork

    Growing medium notes:

    Water:
    - Frequency: Daily watering during the warmer months; Every other day or two days during the winter months
    - Fertilizer & frequency: 2x per month during the growing season; less during the colder months
    - Dry rest: Yes. I keep my plant slightly drier in winter

    Blooming season: Spring, Summer

    Flower size: The fragrant flower is 1cm wide and the inflorescent is about 5-8cm long

    Plant size: Small compact plant, about 3-4" tall

    Other firsthand observations: Do not keep the plant too wet.

    Other plants growing well nearby:
    Eria globifera
    Isabelia virginalis
    Epigeneium triflorum

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