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Oncidium Alliance - Trichocentrum Ollie Palmer

Oncidium Alliance - Trichocentrum Ollie Palmer

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Introducing the exquisite Trichocentrum Ollie Palmer, a captivating hybrid born from the union of Trichocentrum Maureen and Trichocentrum haematochilum. This splendid orchid, belonging to the Oncidiinae tribe, boasts mule ear-shaped leaves that stand upright, creating a visually striking display. The broad leaves, adorned in vibrant green hues with a delightful sprinkling of reddish spots, make the Trichocentrum Ollie Palmer a distinctive addition to any orchid enthusiast's collection.

One of the most enchanting features of this orchid is its waxy flowers, characterized by their longevity and sweet fragrance. The aroma, reminiscent of light sweetness, develops a few days after the flowers unfurl, adding an olfactory delight to its already stunning visual appeal. The flower spikes, reaching an impressive 2 feet in height, further contribute to the grandeur of this orchid, boasting an elegant branching structure that enhances its overall allure.

Cultivating the Trichocentrum Ollie Palmer is a joy for both seasoned orchid enthusiasts and beginners alike. This resilient orchid thrives in a fast-draining potting mix, ensuring that its roots remain healthy and vibrant. Provide the right balance of light, ranging from Phalaenopsis to Cattleya levels, to promote optimal growth and flowering. The adaptability of this hybrid to various light conditions makes it a versatile choice for orchid lovers with diverse growing environments.

Maintaining a temperature range classified as Intermediate-Warm is ideal for the Trichocentrum Ollie Palmer, ensuring it thrives in conditions that mimic its natural habitat. With a penchant for medium to high light levels, this orchid will reward you with its resplendent foliage and prolific blooms. The bloom season graces the summer months, treating you to a spectacle of pink-colored flowers that are not only visually stunning but also emit a captivating fragrance.

Drawing its lineage from Trichocentrum Maureen, a primary hybrid of Trichocentrum carthagenense and Trichocentrum lanceanum, the Trichocentrum Ollie Palmer inherits qualities that contribute to its robust growth. Following the cultivation tips for Trichocentrum Maureen, such as partial shade, intermediate to warm temperatures, and regular watering with periods of dryness in between, will further ensure the success of your Trichocentrum Ollie Palmer.

This is a blooming size in a 5" pot, newly repotted, about 1 to 2 years to bloom, grown from seed, limited!

In summary, the Trichocentrum Ollie Palmer is a superb orchid that seamlessly combines beauty and resilience. Elevate your orchid collection with this captivating hybrid, and enjoy the satisfaction of cultivating a stunning orchid that rewards you with its lush foliage, vibrant blooms, and delightful fragrance.

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