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Bulbophyllum guttulatum

Discussion in 'Culture sheets' started by harrywitmore, Nov 12, 2009.

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    Wingate, NC
    Bulbophyllum guttulatum
    Authored by: harrywitmore​

    Description: Described by [Hook.j]N. P. Balakrishnan in J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. lxvii. 66 (1970). Found in the western Himalayas, Assam, Eastern Himalayas, Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim, Myanamar and Vietnam at elevations of 1000 to 2600 meters.


    - Summer: 65F(18C) - 85F(29C)
    - Winter: 55F(13C) - 70F(21C

    Light: Low light

    Humidity: at least 80%

    Air circulation: Slight breeze

    Growing location: Growing in a intermediate greenhouse

    Growing medium: Mount - Cork, Sphagnum moss

    Growing medium notes:

    - Frequency: Daily in the summer and every other day in the winter.
    - Fertilizer & frequency: Fertilized weekly with MSU for RO/Rainwater
    - Dry rest: No.

    Blooming season: Fall

    Flower size: Flowers are 1/2"(1.2cm) with many on a 6"(15cm) spike held just above the leaf.

    Plant size: This is a medium Bulbophyllum. The pseudobulbs are 3/4"(2cm) and the leaves are 6"(15cm) long.

    Other firsthand observations: This is a very forgiving plant and blooms consistently every year I have had it. It only grows 2-3 new bulbs a year so it's not very fast growing for me.

    Other plants growing well nearby:
    Bulbophyllum bicolor
    Bulbophyllum elassoglossum
    Bulbophyllum echinolabium
    Cirrhopetalum auratum


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