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Cattleya Alliance: Rhyncholaeliocattleya Toshie Aoki 'Sunburst'

Cattleya Alliance: Rhyncholaeliocattleya Toshie Aoki 'Sunburst'

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Introducing the radiant Rhyncholaeliocattleya Toshie Aoki 'Sunburst'—a mesmerizing hybrid cross between Rhyncholaeliocattleya Faye Miyamoto x Rhyncholaeliocattleya Waianae Flare. This exquisite orchid variety is sure to captivate with its striking features and vibrant presence.

With its large 5 ½ inch yellow flowers adorned with a bold crimson lip, the 'Sunburst' variety boasts a stunning display of color contrast that is truly eye-catching. The petals elegantly flare out, showcasing excellent shape and symmetry that adds to its allure. Each bloom exudes a radiant warmth reminiscent of the golden rays of the sun, making it a standout addition to any orchid collection.

One of the remarkable qualities of the Rhyncholaeliocattleya Toshie Aoki 'Sunburst' is its robust spikes, which carry up to 3 flowers per spike. This abundance of blooms ensures a bountiful and long-lasting flowering season, providing a continuous spectacle of beauty.

Cultivating the Rhyncholaeliocattleya Toshie Aoki 'Sunburst' is a rewarding experience for orchid enthusiasts of all levels. Here are some tips to help you nurture this magnificent hybrid:

  1. Light: Provide bright, indirect light for optimal growth and flowering. Avoid direct sunlight, especially during the hottest parts of the day, as it may scorch the delicate petals.

  2. Temperature: Maintain a warm and consistent temperature range between 65°F to 80°F (18°C to 27°C) during the day and slightly cooler temperatures at night. This mimics the orchid's natural habitat and promotes healthy growth.

  3. Humidity: Keep humidity levels around 50% to 70% to mimic the tropical conditions that these orchids thrive in. Consider using a humidifier or placing the orchid on a humidity tray to create the ideal environment.

  4. Watering: Water the orchid thoroughly when the top inch of the potting medium feels dry to the touch. Ensure good drainage to prevent waterlogging, which can lead to root rot. Allow excess water to drain away completely.

  5. Fertilization: Feed the orchid with a balanced orchid fertilizer diluted to half strength every 2 weeks during the growing season (spring and summer). Reduce feeding frequency during the dormant period (fall and winter).

  6. Repotting: Repot the orchid every 1 to 2 years using a well-draining orchid mix. This allows for fresh nutrients and better airflow to the roots, promoting healthy growth.

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

With proper care and attention, the Rhyncholaeliocattleya Toshie Aoki 'Sunburst' will reward you with its breathtaking blooms and enchanting beauty, bringing a burst of sunshine into your home or garden.

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