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Bulbophyllum Jan Ragan

Bulbophyllum Jan Ragan

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Introducing the exquisite Bulbophyllum Jan Ragan, a stunning primary hybrid that beautifully combines the characteristics of its parent species, Bulbophyllum lobbii and Bulbophyllum facetum. Renowned for its reliable flowering and captivating blooms, this orchid variety is a must-have for any enthusiast or collector.

The flowers of Bulbophyllum Jan Ragan are a sight to behold, boasting an enchanting palette of colors. The sepals and petals exhibit a delicate light yellow hue, adorned with faint stripes of light brown, creating a mesmerizing contrast. The lateral sepals continue the enchantment with their light yellow tone, lightly striped and suffused with a charming rose-pink hue. Adding to its allure, the movable lip of this orchid variety features a delicate light yellow base, suffused and elegantly striped with rose-pink, offering a captivating focal point. With firm substance and a matte texture, each bloom exudes an air of elegance and sophistication.

Cultivating Bulbophyllum Jan Ragan is a rewarding experience, provided you provide it with the care it deserves. Here are some essential tips to ensure its optimal growth and blooming:

  1. Light: Bulbophyllum Jan Ragan thrives in bright, indirect light. Avoid exposing it to direct sunlight, as it can scorch the delicate foliage.

  2. Temperature: Maintain moderate temperatures between 65°F to 80°F (18°C to 27°C) during the day and slightly cooler temperatures at night. Adequate airflow is also crucial for preventing stagnant air around the plant.

  3. Humidity: These orchids prefer high humidity levels, ideally between 50% to 70%. Consider using a humidifier or placing the plant on a humidity tray to create a humid microclimate.

  4. Watering: Water Bulbophyllum Jan Ragan consistently, allowing the potting medium to dry out slightly between waterings. Avoid overwatering, as this can lead to root rot. Rainwater or distilled water is preferable to tap water, as it reduces the risk of mineral buildup.

  5. Potting Medium: Use a well-draining orchid mix that allows for good aeration and moisture retention. A mix of bark, perlite, and sphagnum moss works well for Bulbophyllum Jan Ragan.

  6. Fertilization: Feed your orchid regularly during the growing season with a balanced orchid fertilizer diluted to half strength. Reduce fertilization during the dormant period.

  7. Repotting: Repot Bulbophyllum Jan Ragan every one to two years or when the potting medium breaks down and becomes compacted. Repotting provides the plant with fresh medium and ample space for new growth.

This is a blooming size imported bare root orchid; newly repotted in a 4" pot; about 1 to 2 years to bloom; Grown from seed; Limited!

With proper care and attention, Bulbophyllum Jan Ragan will reward you with its exquisite blooms, adding a touch of natural beauty to your indoor garden or orchid collection.

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