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La Foresta Orchids

Prosthechea fragrans

Prosthechea fragrans

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Introducing the captivating Prosthechea fragrans, an orchid species renowned for its mesmerizing fragrance and stunning blooms. Native to the lush landscapes of Jamaica's cooler west central mountains, this enchanting orchid thrives in diverse regions, spanning from Mexico to Brazil, in lowland tropical rainforests to lower montane forests.

Prosthechea fragrans boasts a unique charm with its sweetly scented flowers, emitting a rich aroma reminiscent of honey and vanilla. Its blooms, adorned in shades of green, white, and lavender, form clusters complete with distinct three-lobed lips, captivating both the eye and the senses.

Cultivating Prosthechea fragrans is a rewarding endeavor, best accomplished with attention to its natural habitat and specific needs. This medium-sized orchid flourishes when mounted on wood, mimicking its epiphytic growth habit in the wild. Providing cool to warm temperatures and avoiding waterlogging are crucial for its well-being. While drought-tolerant, it's essential to maintain a humidity level of 50-70%, ensuring the plant's optimal health and vigor.

For those seeking to indulge in the beauty and fragrance of Prosthechea fragrans, cultivating tips are essential. Blooming mostly in winter and spring, though possible in all seasons with proper care, this orchid rewards dedicated growers with its exquisite display of flowers. Pay attention to the condition of its single, oblong to elliptic-lanceolate leaf, as withered leaf tips indicate insufficient humidity. Utilize a humidifier or spray bottle to augment air moisture, providing the ideal environment for this captivating orchid to thrive.

This is a blooming size imported bare root orchid; newly repotted in a 4" pot; about 1 to 2 years to bloom; Grown from seed; Limited!

Experience the allure of Prosthechea fragrans as it graces your home or garden with its enchanting fragrance and breathtaking blooms. Dive into the world of orchid cultivation, guided by the beauty and elegance of this remarkable species.

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