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Podangis dactyloceras

Discussion in 'Culture sheets' started by Tom-DE, Nov 9, 2009.

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    Podangis dactyloceras
    Authored by: Tom-DE​

    Description: An unique species from west Africa. P. dactyloceras is the only species in the genus and it is found in wet rainforest from 750m to 1950m.


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

    Light: Medium light

    Humidity: 60-80%

    Air circulation: Breeze

    Growing location: outside in the yard during the warmer months; inside under HID light during the colder months

    Growing medium: Mount - Cork

    Growing medium notes: I took out all the moss on the mount after the plant has established.

    - Frequency: Once every other day during the warmer months; Every other two days during the winter months
    - Fertilizer & frequency: 2x per month during the growing season; less during the colder months
    - Dry rest: Yes. Light rest is benefitial but do not let the plant go completely dry for a long period of time.

    Blooming season: Summer

    Flower size: 0.5" flower and 2"-3" long inflorescent

    Plant size: small fan shaped plant. My multi-growths plant is about 4" tall.

    Other firsthand observations: Let the plant dry out between waterings. 1800-2200FC is a good light level for this species.

    Other plants growing well nearby:
    Ang. didieri
    Ang. leonis


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