Maxillaria molitor


Discribed: Reichenbach f., 1887
Origin: Ecuador
Temperatures: 8°-20°C
Water: weekly watering. Less in winter. Mist regularly al year round.
Air humidity: 70-80%
Placement: Half to full shade position + good ventilation.
Presentation: Flowering size plant in 13 cm pot. Cultivated in medium bark and perlite.
Morphology: Produces 4,5 to 6 cm large flowers in sandy colors. Some forms can be darker, even orange. M. molitor is a medium/large plant that can bloom exuberantly.
Flowering season: From spring to autumn.
Flowering time: +/- 3 weeks
Fragrance: Sweet scented.