Aliceara (Beallara) Tahoma Glacier 'Ithan'
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.
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
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.