Encyclia alata


Described: (Bateman) Schlechter, 1914
Origin: Central America.
Temperature: 15°-25°C
Water: Once a week water. Let roots dry out between waterings. Mist regularly.
Humidity: 60-80%
Placement: Half shade position + good ventilation
Presentation: Flowering size plant. Cultivated in a 9 cm pot with fine bark grain.
Morphology: This fine medium size epiphyte has long, arching inflorescences with 5 cm flowers. Sometimes the spike branches out.
Flowering season: April to October.
Flowering time: +/- 4 weeks.
Fragrance: Sweet honey scent.