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Bulbophyllum hians

Discussion in 'Culture sheets' started by Jon, Oct 10, 2009.

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  1. Jon

    Jon Mmmm... bulbophyllum...

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    Bulbophyllum hians
    Authored by: Jon​

    Description: This plant comes from high altitudes in PNG. Data on the spedcies isn't readily available.


    - Summer: 55-80
    - Winter: 45-75

    Light: Medium light

    Humidity: 60-80%

    Air circulation: Slight breeze

    Growing location: Greenhouse, basement

    Growing medium: Pot - Plastic, Sphagnum moss

    Growing medium notes:

    - Frequency: Daily
    - Fertilizer & frequency: Daily with MSU at 1/4 recommended strength
    - Dry rest: No.

    Blooming season: Spring, Summer, Fall

    Flower size: Sepals are approx. 2cm, petals are ~3mm, and the spike is roughly 8cm.

    Plant size: A small clumping plant with leaves about 6cm and pseudobulbs of 1cm x 2cm.

    Other firsthand observations: Doesn't like slugs. DOH!

    Other plants growing well nearby:
    Ceratostylis pleurothallis
    Bulbophyllum odontopetalum
    Various lepanthes species


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