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Amesiella monticola

Discussion in 'Culture sheets' started by Tom-DE, Nov 8, 2009.

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  1. Tom-DE

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    Amesiella monticola
    Authored by: Tom-DE​

    Description: This species is from Philippines


    - Summer: 65-75F
    - Winter: 55-70F or slightly cooler

    Light: Low light

    Humidity: 60-80%

    Air circulation: Breeze

    Growing location: under light in the basement year round

    Growing medium: Mount - Other, Pot - Clay

    Growing medium notes: Mounted on hardwood stick with a little bit of moss.
    Also can be potted in straight moss or CHC mix

    - Frequency: Mounted plant--water daily year round; Potted plant--keep it moist but not wet, I water mine once a week.
    - Fertilizer & frequency: 2x per month during the growing season; less during the colder months
    - Dry rest: No.

    Blooming season: Spring, Winter

    Flower size: The fragrant flower is about 2.25" wide and spike length is about 4-6"

    Plant size: A slow growing monopodial orchid. It is a miniature/small plant.

    Other firsthand observations: It can be grow a bit brighter and cooler than A. philippinensis. 1500-1800FC is a good light level for A. monticola

    Other plants growing well nearby:
    Phal. lindeni
    Phal. wilsonii
    Amesiella minor


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