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Cattleya Alliance - Rlc. Nana Honda 'Volcano Queen'

Cattleya Alliance - Rlc. Nana Honda 'Volcano Queen'

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Introducing Rlc. Nana Honda 'Volcano Queen' – a captivating orchid hybrid that combines the beauty and charm of Rlc. Wendy Tanaka and Cattleya Spring Drumb. This exquisite crossbreed produces stunning flowers ranging from deep purple to vibrant red, making it a true showstopper in any orchid collection.

With its striking coloration, Rlc. Nana Honda 'Volcano Queen' is sure to attract attention and become a focal point in your garden or indoor space. Each bloom boasts velvety petals and a delightful fragrance, adding a touch of elegance and allure to your surroundings.

Cultivating this remarkable orchid is a rewarding experience. Here are some tips to help you care for your Rlc. Nana Honda 'Volcano Queen':

Light Requirements: Provide bright, indirect light to mimic the orchid's natural habitat. A combination of filtered sunlight and shade works well for this hybrid. Avoid exposing the plant to direct sunlight, as it may cause leaf burn.

Temperature and Humidity: Rlc. Nana Honda 'Volcano Queen' thrives in temperatures ranging from 60°F to 80°F (15°C to 27°C) during the day and slightly cooler temperatures at night. It appreciates moderate humidity levels, ideally around 50-70%. Regular misting can help maintain adequate humidity.

Watering: Orchids prefer a well-draining growing medium. Water your 'Volcano Queen' when the top inch of the potting mix feels slightly dry. Avoid overwatering, as it can lead to root rot. Orchids generally benefit from a brief dry period between waterings.

Fertilization: Feed your Rlc. Nana Honda 'Volcano Queen' regularly during the growing season, typically from spring to early autumn. Choose a balanced orchid fertilizer and follow the instructions provided. Be cautious not to over-fertilize, as this can damage the delicate roots.

Potting and Repotting: Orchids generally require repotting every 1-2 years. Use a well-draining orchid mix that allows air circulation around the roots. Repot your 'Volcano Queen' after flowering, when new growth appears, using a pot slightly larger than the previous one.

Air Circulation: Adequate airflow is crucial for orchids to prevent fungal or bacterial diseases. Position a small fan nearby to ensure gentle air movement around the plant. Avoid placing the orchid in drafty areas or near heating or cooling vents.

This a blooming size in a 5" pot, about 1 to 2 years to bloom, Grown from Seed! Limited!

By following these cultivation tips and providing the right conditions, you can enjoy the magnificent blooms of Rlc. Nana Honda 'Volcano Queen' for years to come. Whether you're a seasoned orchid enthusiast or a beginner, this hybrid is sure to add a touch of elegance and intrigue to your orchid collection or living space. Don't miss the opportunity to cultivate this remarkable orchid hybrid and witness its stunning transformation from dark purple to bright red flowers.

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