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Bulbophyllum macrochilum

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    Bulbophyllum macrochilum
    Authored by: Chris​

    Description: Described by Rolfe, R.A. in 1896, found in Sabah, Borneo.


    - Summer: 68-88 F
    - Winter: 60 - 80 F

    Light: Medium light

    Humidity: at least 80%

    Air circulation: Breeze

    Growing location: Orchidarium

    Growing medium: Bare cork and live hitchhiker moss

    - Frequency: Daily or more
    - Fertilizer & frequency: Daily MSU, 1/4 strength or less
    - Dry rest: No.

    Blooming season: No defined blooming season

    Flower size: Flowers 9 cm across, spike is ~35 cm long.

    Plant size: sympodial, ~20 cm growths

    Other firsthand observations: Sequential bloomer, mature growths will spike and bloom continuously for months at a time. Plant is mounted on cork, roots covered by live moss.

    Other plants growing well nearby:
    Bulbophyllum nitidum, Bulbophyllum dennisii

    Herbarium Jany Renz ( http://orchid.unibas.ch/bibliorchidea.index.php?action=detail&id=32658&a=ROLFE,+Robert+Allen )

    The information contained in this sheet is for personal use only. It is copyrighted by both the author and Orchids Interactive. It cannot be reproduced or distributed without the consent of both the author and Orchids Interactive.
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