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Catasetinae Alliance: Mormodes Exotic Treat AM/AOS x Cycnodes warscewiczii 'Eleven Swans'

Catasetinae Alliance: Mormodes Exotic Treat AM/AOS x Cycnodes warscewiczii 'Eleven Swans'

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Introducing the extraordinary Mormodes Exotic Treat AM/AOS x Cycnodes warscewiczii 'Eleven Swans'! This remarkable orchid hybrid combines the best qualities of both parents, resulting in a captivating and unique plant that is sure to impress any orchid enthusiast. With its stunning blooms and relatively easy cultivation requirements, the 'Eleven Swans' is a must-have addition to your orchid collection.

This cross is going to be bold burgundy with yellowing stripes, and the blooms will have excellent shape and size: very high award potential from this cross. Fragrant!

The 'Eleven Swans' orchid features large, showy flowers that are a testament to its impressive parentage. The blooms display a mesmerizing green yellowish colors, creating a captivating visual display. The flower shape is intricate, with petals and sepals forming graceful patterns that add to its allure. Whether displayed as a centerpiece or showcased among other orchids, the 'Eleven Swans' is sure to steal the spotlight.

Cultivating the Mormodes Exotic Treat AM/AOS x Cycnodes warscewiczii 'Eleven Swans' is a rewarding experience, especially for growers with a passion for orchids. Here are a few tips to help you nurture this exceptional plant:

Light Requirements: Provide bright, indirect light to the 'Eleven Swans' orchid. It thrives in filtered sunlight or under fluorescent grow lights. Avoid exposing it to direct sunlight, as it may cause leaf burn.

Temperature and Humidity: Maintain temperatures between 65°F to 80°F (18°C to 27°C) during the day and slightly cooler at night. This orchid appreciates a moderate to high humidity level, ideally around 50-70%. Consider using a humidifier or placing the orchid on a humidity tray to ensure adequate moisture.

Watering and Moisture: Water the 'Eleven Swans' orchid thoroughly when the top inch of the potting medium feels dry to the touch. Ensure good drainage and avoid waterlogging, which can lead to root rot. Mist the leaves occasionally to increase humidity levels.

Potting Medium: Use a well-draining orchid mix composed of bark, sphagnum moss, and perlite. This mixture allows for proper aeration and drainage, preventing waterlogged roots.

Fertilization: Feed the 'Eleven Swans' orchid with a balanced orchid fertilizer every two weeks during the growing season (spring and summer). Dilute the fertilizer to half the recommended strength to prevent burning the delicate roots.

Repotting: As the plant grows, you may need to repot it every two to three years to provide fresh growing medium and accommodate its increasing size. Springtime is generally the best season for repotting orchids.

This is a blooming size in a 3" pot about 1 to 2 years to bloom, developing new growth

With its vibrant and alluring blooms, the Mormodes Exotic Treat AM/AOS x Cycnodes warscewiczii 'Eleven Swans' is a captivating addition to any orchid collection. Whether you are a seasoned orchid enthusiast or a beginner looking for an eye-catching orchid to nurture, the 'Eleven Swans' is sure to delight you with its beauty and relatively easy cultivation requirements. Add a touch of exotic elegance to your home or garden with this extraordinary orchid hybrid.

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