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Cattleya Alliance: Cattleytonia Jet Set

Cattleya Alliance: Cattleytonia Jet Set

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Introducing the captivating Cattleytonia Jet Set, a stunning hybrid born from the marriage of Ctna. Maui Maid 'Lea' AM/AOS and Broughtonia sanguinea var. alba. Renowned for its ethereal beauty, this orchid variety graces any space with its delicate presence.

The allure of Cattleytonia Jet Set lies in its enchanting flowers, each one a testament to nature's artistry. Adorned in dainty, shiny white petals, they exude an irresistible charm. But it's the tiny yellow lip that steals the show, adding a delightful pop of color and enhancing the plant's overall allure.

Ideal for those seeking a touch of elegance in their surroundings, Cattleytonia Jet Set thrives in hot, arid conditions. Its resilience to such environments makes it a perfect choice for those who appreciate low-maintenance beauty. However, it's important to note that this orchid dislikes over-watering, preferring a balanced approach to moisture for optimal growth.

Discover the secrets to cultivating the exquisite Cattleytonia Jet Set and unlock its full potential with these expert tips:

  1. Lighting: Provide bright, indirect light for optimal growth. Place your Cattleytonia Jet Set near a window where it can receive plenty of filtered sunlight throughout the day. Avoid direct sunlight, as it can scorch the delicate leaves.

  2. Temperature: Mimic the orchid's natural habitat by maintaining warm temperatures between 70°F to 85°F (21°C to 29°C) during the day and slightly cooler temperatures at night. Protect the plant from drafts and sudden temperature fluctuations.

  3. Humidity: Cattleytonia Jet Set thrives in environments with moderate to high humidity levels. Consider using a humidity tray or humidifier to create an ideal growing atmosphere, especially in dry climates or heated indoor spaces.

  4. Watering: Exercise caution when watering your orchid, as it is susceptible to root rot if over-watered. Allow the growing medium to dry out slightly between waterings, then water thoroughly, ensuring excess water drains away. Adjust your watering frequency based on environmental conditions and the moisture needs of your plant.

  5. Potting Mix: Use a well-draining orchid potting mix, such as a blend of bark, perlite, and sphagnum moss. Repot your Cattleytonia Jet Set every one to two years to refresh the growing medium and provide ample space for root growth.

  6. Fertilization: Feed your orchid regularly with a balanced orchid fertilizer diluted to half strength during the growing season. Reduce or eliminate fertilization during the plant's dormant period to avoid fertilizer buildup and potential damage to the roots.

  7. Air Circulation: Ensure good air circulation around your orchid to prevent stagnant air and reduce the risk of fungal infections. Use a small fan to gently circulate the air, especially in humid or enclosed spaces.

By following these cultivating tips, you can create an optimal environment for your Cattleytonia Jet Set to thrive and flourish, rewarding you with its exquisite beauty for years to come.

This is a blooming size imported bare root orchid division; newly repotted in a 3" or 4" pot; about 1 to 2 years to bloom; Grown from seed; Limited!

Whether adorning a windowsill, brightening a living room, or adding a touch of sophistication to an office space, Cattleytonia Jet Set is sure to captivate all who behold it. Elevate your space with the timeless allure of this remarkable orchid hybrid.

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