Lycaste macrobulbon


Discribed: J. Lindley, 1850-’51
Origin: Brazil, Colombia and Venezuela.
Temperature: 15°-22°C
Water: Once a week water. Mist regularly.
Humidity: 70-85%
Placement: Half to full shade position + good ventilation
Presentation: Flowering size plant in 15 cm pot.
Morphology: As the name suggest this Lycaste has large bulbs. It also tent to drop leaves in winter. The plant blooms with many 7 to 9 cm large flowers.
Flowering season: February to July
Flowering time: +/- 4 weeks
Fragrance: Sweet scent