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Aliceara (Beallara) Tahoma Glacier 'Ithan'

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Aliceara orchids are a complex cross between Brassia, Miltonia and Oncidium. Alcra. Tahoma Glacier 'Ithan' is a well known hybrid orchid with star shaped white flowers and a pink center. A charming and easy orchid that is as rewarding as it is forgiving.  

Plant may vary from pictured. May not be in bloom. 


PLANT INFO:

Registered name: Aliceara (Beallara) Tahoma Glacier 'Ithan'

Parent lineage: (Bratonia Cartagena x Oncidium Alaskan Sunset)

Origin: Complex hybrid of multiple origins

Type: Intermediate temp epiphyte

Pot Size: 4in

Plant height: 18-20in at maturity

Blooming size: YES, blooms last about a month

Bloom info: 3in star-shaped blooms with pink dotted center. Blooms with new pseudobulb growths. 

Fragrant: Mild Christmas spice scent

Toxic: No


CARE INFO:

Potting mix: Fine bark or fine bark and sphagnum mix. Repot in Spring.

Light: Bright indirect - medium light. Shielded South or East facing preferred. Protect leaves from direct sun exposure.

Water: Water frequently in hot months when media is near dry. Do not allow to stay dry for long periods (pseudobulbs will shrivel, leaves will crisp and "accordion").

Temp: Intermediate-warm (55F min night, 90F max day).

Humidity: 30-60%, tolerant of low humidity.

Fertilizing: Heavy feeding Spring-Summer. 1/2 strength urea-free fertilizer, every watering as new roots and leaves emerge. Flush the pot once monthly to remove mineral build up. Decrease to every other watering in Winter.