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Cattleya amethystoglossa var. alba x var. albescens

Cattleya amethystoglossa var. alba x var. albescens

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Introducing the Collector's Cattleya amethystoglossa var. alba x var. albescens: A Rare and Exquisite Orchid!

Are you an orchid enthusiast with a penchant for the extraordinary? If so, prepare to be dazzled by the sheer elegance of the Cattleya amethystoglossa var. alba x var. albescens, a truly rare and high-quality orchid that will elevate your collection to new heights. This extraordinary hybrid offers a captivating surprise in the form of its stunning blooms, which can unfurl as pure, pristine white flowers or showcase delicate purplish-lavender spots, adding a touch of mystique to your orchid sanctuary.

Cultivation Tips:

1. Light and Ventilation: Cultivating the Cattleya amethystoglossa var. alba x var. albescens is a delightful journey, and the first key to success is providing the perfect environment. This orchid thrives in well-ventilated spaces with abundant indirect light. Avoid direct sunlight, as it can harm the plant. Instead, ensure it receives gentle, filtered light for optimal growth.

2. Temperature: Maintain a comfortable temperature range between 18°C to 25°C (64°F to 77°F). This temperature sweet spot is crucial for encouraging vigorous growth, promoting blooming, and ensuring the overall health of your orchid.

3. Monitoring Light Levels: Pay attention to your orchid's leaves; they offer valuable insights into its well-being. Dark, overly green leaves indicate insufficient light, potentially compromising future blooms. Conversely, pale, yellowish-green leaves signal excessive light exposure. To strike the perfect balance, place your orchid with its new shoots facing the side that receives the most light.

4. Potting Medium: Give your Cattleya amethystoglossa var. alba x var. albescens the best foundation for growth by planting it in a suitable potting medium. A mix of cubed coconut fiber, pine bark, crushed stone, and sphagnum moss creates an ideal substrate that allows for proper drainage and aeration.

5. Humidity: High humidity is a must for this exquisite orchid. To mimic its natural habitat, maintain a humid environment, especially during the drier months. Daily misting and a humidity tray can be beneficial to ensure your orchid thrives.

6. Watering: The key to successful orchid care is maintaining a delicate balance with watering. Allow the potting medium to dry out between waterings, but keep a close eye on it, as it may dry more rapidly during the hotter summer months. Depending on your potting medium, you may need to water daily in the summer to ensure your orchid remains hydrated.

This is near blooming size in a 4' clay pot, newly repotted, approx 2 to 3 years to bloom. Grown from Seed, Limited!

In the world of orchids, the Cattleya amethystoglossa var. alba x var. albescens is a rare gem that promises both visual splendor and a fulfilling cultivation experience. As a collector's dream, this orchid is your opportunity to add a touch of elegance and allure to your orchid collection. Embrace the challenge and reward yourself with the breathtaking beauty of this exceptional orchid hybrid.

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