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Oncidium Alliance - Tolumnia guianensis

Oncidium Alliance - Tolumnia guianensis

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Introducing the Tolumnia guianensis var. aurea 'rubrum' ! This stunning plant is a true gem for any orchid enthusiast. Native to the beautiful islands of the Bahamas, Hispaniola, and Cuba, this miniature epiphyte thrives in dry and humid subtropical forests, elevating the allure of any indoor or outdoor garden. The Tolumnia guianensis var. aurea 'rubrum' Plant is known for its exquisite winter blooms, which showcase five to twenty flowers that measure an impressive 2.5 cm in width.

The Tolumnia guianensis var. aurea 'rubrum' Plant boasts unique characteristics that set it apart from other orchid varieties. Its foliage features 5 to 6 thick, conduplicate, sickle-shaped leaves in a striking bronze-green hue. This fan-shaped epiphyte displays a compact and elegant growth habit, making it a perfect addition to any orchid collection.

To ensure optimal growth and blooming performance, it is recommended to cultivate the Tolumnia guianensis var. aurea 'rubrum' Plant in intermediate to warm temperatures. Place it in an area with partial shade to bright light, mimicking its natural habitat. This orchid appreciates a well-draining medium, consisting of medium fir bark and perlite, to promote healthy root development.

Proper watering is crucial to maintain the health of your Tolumnia guianensis var. aurea 'rubrum' Plant. Allow the potting mix to dry slightly between waterings, especially during the winter months. Aim to water the plant approximately once a week, adapting to the specific needs of your environment. By providing consistent moisture levels and occasional dryouts, you can ensure the longevity and vitality of this remarkable orchid.

This is a blooming size wood mounted about 1 to 2 years to bloom, grown from seed, limited!

In summary, the Tolumnia guianensis var. aurea 'rubrum' Plant is a captivating orchid variety that enchants with its exquisite winter blooms. Its compact growth habit, striking bronze-green leaves, and abundance of flowers make it a must-have for any orchid enthusiast. Cultivating this beauty in intermediate to warm temperatures, providing partial shade to bright light, and using a well-draining potting mix will help you create the perfect conditions for its thriving growth. Bring the allure of the Bahamas, Hispaniola, and Cuba into your space with the Tolumnia guianensis var. aurea 'rubrum' Plant!

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