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Cattleya amethystoglossa var. coral

Cattleya amethystoglossa var. coral

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Introducing the breathtaking Cattleya amethystoglossa var. coral - a stunning orchid variety that will captivate your senses with its vibrant colors and delicate fragrance. This exquisite orchid is a true gem, known for its magnificent coral-colored blooms and unique characteristics that make it a must-have for any orchid enthusiast.

The Cattleya amethystoglossa var. coral boasts large, waxy flowers that showcase a mesmerizing blend of rich coral and pink hues. Each bloom carries an enchanting fragrance that fills the air with a delightful scent, creating an atmosphere of tranquility and beauty wherever it is placed.

Cultivating this remarkable orchid is a rewarding experience. Here are some tips to help you care for your Cattleya amethystoglossa var. coral  and ensure its optimal growth and bloom:

Light Requirements: These orchids thrive in bright, indirect light. Place them near a window with filtered sunlight or provide artificial grow lights to ensure they receive the right amount of light. Avoid direct exposure to intense sunlight, as it may scorch the leaves.

Temperature and Humidity: Cattleya amethystoglossa var. coral prefers warm and humid conditions. Aim for a temperature range between 65°F to 80°F (18°C to 27°C) during the day and slightly cooler temperatures at night. Maintain a humidity level of around 50% to 70% by using a humidifier or placing a tray of water near the plant.

Watering: Orchids require a careful watering routine. Allow the potting medium to partially dry out between waterings. Water the plant thoroughly, ensuring that excess water drains away to prevent root rot. Mist the leaves regularly to provide additional moisture.

Potting Mix and Repotting: Cattleya amethystoglossa var. coral thrives in a well-draining orchid mix. Use a blend of orchid bark, sphagnum moss, and perlite or charcoal to create an airy substrate. Repot the orchid every 1-2 years, preferably after flowering, using a larger pot to accommodate its growing size.

Fertilization: Feed your Cattleya amethystoglossa var. coral regularly with a balanced orchid fertilizer. Use a dilute solution every two weeks during the growing season, and reduce the frequency during the dormant period. This will provide the necessary nutrients for healthy growth and abundant blooms.

Air Circulation: Good air circulation is essential for preventing fungal or bacterial diseases. Ensure proper ventilation around the plant and avoid overcrowding it with other plants.

This is a near to blooming size in  4" clay pot, newly repotted, about 2 to 3 years to bloom, grown from seed, limited!

With proper care and attention, your Cattleya amethystoglossa var. coral will reward you with its dazzling display of coral blooms, bringing an aura of elegance and sophistication to any space. Whether you are a seasoned orchid collector or a beginner, this remarkable orchid variety is sure to be a prized addition to your collection.

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