Bulbophyllum virescens x frostii 3in
This is a primary hybrid (cross between two species). Pictured are the parents. Bulb. virescens has whorls of curly lemon yellow flowers and Bulb. frostii has flowers that resemble dutch shoes. It will be interesting to see how these traits combine. Bulbophyllum orchids are thirsty and prefer high humidity. They thrive in low-bright indirect light.
This is a mature, blooming size plant. Unless otherwise stated, it will not arrive in bloom or spike.
BULBOPHYLLUM CARE INFO:
Potting mix: Fine-coarse bark, potted. Mounted with moss.
Light: Low-shaded bright. Direct sun may burn the leaves and dry out the plant too quickly.
Water: Water frequently in hot months as the media reaches dry. These prefer moist, but well draining conditions. Do not allow them to fully dry out. Decrease in cold months and keep an eye out for rot.
Temp: Intermediate-warm/hot (60F min, 90F max).
Humidity: 60-80%, prefers high humidity. Ensure good air circulation. Can be acclimated to 40-50% humidity with adequate watering.
Fertilizing: 1/4 strength urea-free fertilizer, every month as new roots and leaves emerge. Run clean tap water through the growing media once monthly to prevent salt buildup. Light feeders - less is more!