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Epigeneium sanseiense (Hayata) Summerh.

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    Epigeneium sanseiense (Hayata) Summerh.
    Authored by: Dale​

    Description: Described as Dendrobium sanseiense in 1916. Plant is from Taiwan at 1830-2130 m ASL.


    - Summer: 55-72°F
    - Winter: 52-60°F with occasional warmer days.

    Light: Medium light

    Humidity: 60-80%

    Air circulation: Breeze

    Growing location: Greenhouse

    - Frequency: Daily during summer, every 2-3 days during winter.
    - Fertilizer & frequency: Daily during summer, every 2-3 days in the winter. 13-3-15 RO formulation injected into 35ppm TDS surface water for a total TDS ppm of 165 PPM during the summer. Injection ratio is reduced to yield 125 PPM TDS during winter.
    - Dry rest: Yes. Plant isn't allowed to stay dry for longer than 2-3 days during winter. This is a small plant and can become dessicated quickly.

    Blooming season: Summer

    Flower size: 1 1/4" tall

    Plant size: Half inch pseudobulbs and a 1 inch leaf. Pseudobulbs are approximate on the rhizome.

    Other firsthand observations: Plants will survive in intermediate temperatures, but flowers shouldn't be expected.

    Other plants growing well nearby:
    High elevation masdevallia and dracula. Odontoglossum crispum, O constrictum, O. harryanum, O. edwardii, various Heliamphora.


    Baker and Baker culture sheet, MOBOT.

    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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