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Schoenorchis gemmata

Discussion in 'Culture sheets' started by Tom-DE, Nov 7, 2009.

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  1. Tom-DE

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    Schoenorchis gemmata
    Authored by: Tom-DE​

    Description: This species is from SE Asia, China and India. It mainly grows in the cloud forest at mid or high alt.

    Culture:

    Temps:
    - Summer: 65-75
    - Winter: 55-70F or slightly cooler

    Light: Low light

    Humidity: 60-80%

    Air circulation: Breeze

    Growing location: under light in the basement year round

    Growing medium: Mount - Other

    Growing medium notes: My plant is on hardwood/stick mount with small amount of moss

    Water:
    - Frequency: water it every other day year round(keep up the humidity and let the plant dry out slightly between waterings)
    - Fertilizer & frequency: 2x per month during the growing season; less during the colder months
    - Dry rest: No.

    Blooming season: Spring

    Flower size: Individual flower is about 1/8"; The branching spike is 5"(+-) long.

    Plant size: small pendulous epiphyte

    Other firsthand observations: This species can be grown under warmer condition. 1500-2000FC is a good light level for this species.

    Other plants growing well nearby:
    Angraecum germinyanum
    Eria pannea
    Ornithicephalus inflexus

    Sources:
    orchidspecies.com

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