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Oncidesa (Oncidium) Gower Ramsey 'Pure Yellow'

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Oncidium orchids, or "dancing ladies" create some of the largest and most delicate looking displays. Although these orchids are far from delicate in nature, they create eye-catching tall sprays of 1 inch flowers. Oncidium Gower Ramsey is a well known orange-yellow form, however the 'Pure Yellow' variant has bright lemon flowers with no characteristic dark center. An excellent choice for those that like to water.

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


PLANT INFO:

Registered name: Oncidesa Gower Ramsey 'Pure Yellow'

Parent lineage: Oncidium Gower Ramsey (Oncsa. Goldiana x Oncsa. Guinea Gold)

Origin: Oncidium origins = South America, Central America, Mexico and the West Indies

Type: Intermediate temp epiphyte

Pot Size: 4in

Plant height: 18-24in at maturity. Flower spikes reach 3ft in height

Blooming size: YES, blooms last about a month, will bloom multiple times a year or in succession

Bloom info: 1in lemon yellow "dancing lady" sprays of flowers

Fragrant: None observed

Toxic: No


CARE INFO:

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

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.