Lycaste xytriophora


Discribed: J. Linden & Reichenbach f., 1872
Origin: Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Ecuador.
Temperatures: 8°- 20°C
Water: water weekly and mist daily. Requires a moist environment.
Air humidity: 70-90%
Placement: Full shade position + good ventilation
Presentation: Flowering size plant. Cultivated in a 10,5 cm pot with fine bark.
Morphology: Typical mountain orchid with 8 to 10 cm large flowers hidden underneath the leaves.
Flowering season: 4-8
Flowering time: +/- 4 weeks.
Fragrance: scented.