Zygopetalum microphytum


Described: Barb. Rodrigues, 1877
Origin: Brazil.
Temperature: 14°-22°C
Water: Twice a week during active growth and in hot weather. Once a week in winter.
Humidity: 60-80%
Placement: Half shade position + good ventilation
Presentation: Flowering size plant. Cultivated in a 11 cm pot with fine bark and perlite.
Morphology: The smallest of Zygopetalum with 1 to 1,3 cm flowers on a vertical inflorescence.
Flowering season: January to April.
Flowering time: +/- 4 weeks.
Fragrance: Spicy scent.