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Paraphalaenopsis laycockii

Paraphalaenopsis laycockii

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Introducing the Paraphalaenopsis laycockii, a mesmerizing orchid species native to the lush landscapes of Borneo. Renowned for its elegant and captivating appearance, the Paraphalaenopsis laycockii boasts an array of delightful features that make it a prized addition to any orchid enthusiast's collection.

With its charming pink-colored bunches of tiny flowers, exuding a sweet fragrance reminiscent of ripe bananas or cinnamon, this orchid is a true delight for the senses. Each inflorescence can bear up to an impressive 15 flowers, creating a stunning display that adds a touch of sophistication to any space.

The distinctive snake tongue-like red lip with an alluring texture further enhances the allure of the Paraphalaenopsis laycockii, making it a standout among orchid varieties.

Cultivating the Paraphalaenopsis laycockii is a rewarding endeavor, provided you adhere to a few essential tips. This orchid thrives best when grown in hanging baskets or mounted on cork, allowing its terete leaves to hang naturally and its blooms to flourish. It requires full sunlight and intermediate to warm temperatures, along with good air circulation and high humidity, replicating its natural habitat in Borneo.

Depending on the chosen method of cultivation, watering needs may vary. When potted in bark, watering 1 to 2 times a week is recommended, while plants in baskets or mounted on cork may require more frequent watering, especially during spring and summer. Additionally, fertilization with a diluted water-soluble fertilizer during active growth promotes healthy development and blooming.

Whether displayed in hanging baskets, potted with open mix, or mounted on cork, the Paraphalaenopsis laycockii adds a touch of elegance and charm to any environment.

This is a blooming size in a 3" pot or mounted, aprox 6 to 8” leaf length, about 1 to 2 years to bloom, grown from seed, limited !

With proper care and attention, this exquisite orchid will reward you with its captivating beauty and enchanting fragrance season after season. Embark on a journey of orchid cultivation with the Paraphalaenopsis laycockii and elevate your space with its timeless allure.

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