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Bulbophyllum ovalifolium

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

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  1. Jon

    Jon Mmmm... bulbophyllum...

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    Bulbophyllum ovalifolium
    Authored by: Jon​

    Description: Foudn in Thailand to Peninsular Malaysia


    - Summer: 55-80f
    - Winter: 50-75f

    Light: Low light

    Humidity: 60-80%

    Air circulation: Slight breeze

    Growing location: Greenhouse

    Growing medium: Mount - Cork

    Growing medium notes: Attaches to cork, but then it grows off as if in search for another mount.

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

    Blooming season: Spring, Summer, Fall

    Flower size: Lateral sepals are approx 1cm long. Dorsal sepal is 3-4mm

    Plant size: Small plant. Pseudobulbs are the same shape as a sagging water balloon and are approx 1cm tall. Leaves are 1-2cm.

    Other firsthand observations: A creeping miniature that makes a great mat-forming species. A must for any bulbo collector.

    Other plants growing well nearby:
    Lepanthes calodictyon
    Mediocalcar decoratum
    Bulbophyllum catenulatum


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