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Isabelia virginalis

Discussion in 'Culture sheets' started by Tom-DE, Nov 5, 2009.

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  1. Tom-DE

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    Isabelia virginalis
    Authored by: Tom-DE​

    Description: This small species is found in Brazil and Argentina, at low to mid alt.


    - Summer: 65-90F
    - Winter: 55-70F

    Light: High light

    Humidity: 60-80%

    Air circulation: Breeze

    Growing location: outside in the yard during the warmer months; inside under HID light during the colder months

    Growing medium: Mount - Cork

    Growing medium notes:

    - Frequency: Daily watering during the warmer months; Every other day or two days during the winter months
    - Fertilizer & frequency: My plant is fertilized 2 times per months while it is growing
    - Dry rest: Yes. Keep the plant slightly drier in winter--I water mine every other day or every other two days.

    Blooming season: Winter, Fall

    Flower size: 0.5" wide

    Plant size: small rambling plant--0.5" pseudobulbs, 2" leaf.

    Other firsthand observations: Plant seems to be happier when the day time temperature is at the low 70s

    Other plants growing well nearby:
    Epigeneium triflorum
    Schoenorchis juncifolia
    Eria globifera
    Maxillaria arbuscula


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