Skip to product information
1 of 8

La Foresta Orchids

Cattleya jenmanii var. alba

Cattleya jenmanii var. alba

Regular price $129.95 USD
Regular price $149.99 USD Sale price $129.95 USD
Sale Sold out
Shipping calculated at checkout.

Introducing the Exquisite Cattleya jenmanii var. alba - A Venezuelan Jewel for Your Orchid Collection!

Are you ready to elevate your orchid collection with a truly captivating specimen? Look no further than the Cattleya jenmanii var. alba, a mesmerizing alba form orchid hailing from the enchanting landscapes of Venezuela. This exceptional orchid boasts unique characteristics that set it apart from the rest of the Cattleya family, making it a prized addition for both novice and experienced orchid enthusiasts.

Breathtaking Floral Displays: One of the standout features of the Cattleya jenmanii var. alba is its ability to create stunning floral displays that will leave you in awe. Typically blooming in clusters of three or more fragrant flowers per newly matured growth, this orchid graces your space with an impressive show of natural beauty. Its pristine white lips with a charming yellow throat create a striking contrast, while the crystalline white petals and sepals add an ethereal touch to its overall appearance. Keep an eye out for the occasional small purple markings at the tips of the white petals, adding a touch of mystery to its allure.

A Fall Delight: In the northern hemisphere, the Cattleya jenmanii var. alba is a beacon of beauty that typically blooms in the fall. As autumn sets in, your orchid will burst into life, creating a vibrant focal point in your indoor garden.

Perfectly Compact: If you're concerned about space, you'll love the Cattleya jenmanii var. alba. Unlike some of its larger-flowered Cattleya relatives, this variety maintains a more compact growth habit, making it an ideal choice for those with limited space or those who simply appreciate a neater, more manageable orchid.

Cultivation Tips: To ensure your Cattleya jenmanii var. alba thrives and continues to delight you with its blooms, follow these essential cultivation tips:

1. Versatile Growing Options: You have the flexibility to choose how you'd like to cultivate this splendid orchid. Whether you prefer potting, hanging it in a basket, or mounting it, this orchid adapts to your gardening preferences.

2. Optimal Humidity and Airflow: Maintain a moderate to high humidity level and ensure strong air circulation around the plant. This helps replicate its natural habitat and keeps your orchid healthy.

3. Choose the Right Pot: If you opt for potting, select ceramic or clay pots with ample holes. These pots facilitate essential air circulation to the roots, promoting their well-being.

4. Seasonal Watering: During the active growth phases, typically in spring and summer, be generous with watering. However, as the cooler months arrive, reduce the frequency. Regardless of the season, always allow the plant's roots and substrate to dry out between watering sessions.

This is a blooming size in a 4" clay pot or 5" pot about 1 to 2 years to bloom, grown from seed, limited!

The Cattleya jenmanii var. alba is not just an orchid; it's a botanical masterpiece waiting to adorn your indoor garden. Its unique beauty, combined with its manageable size and stunning floral displays, makes it a prized addition to any orchid collection. Don't miss the opportunity to cultivate this Venezuelan gem, and experience the joy of nurturing such an exquisite specimen. Bring home the Cattleya jenmanii var. alba and let its allure transform your space into a sanctuary of natural elegance.

View full details

Why Our Customers Love Us ❤️🌟