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Scaphosepalum rapax

Discussion in 'Culture sheets' started by Pleurothallid Lover, Aug 28, 2011.

  1. Pleurothallid Lover

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    Scaphosepalum rapax
    Authored by: Pleurothallid Lover​

    Description: Found locally in the wet forests of the central Oriente of Ecuador at altitudes of 1,470 feet (450 m) to 1,970 feet (600 m).


    - Summer: 70-80°F (Rarely goes over 85°F)
    - Winter: 60-75°F

    Light: Low light

    Humidity: 60-80%

    Air circulation: Slight breeze

    Growing location: Terrarium

    Growing medium: Mount - Cork

    Growing medium notes: This plant seems to grow best on vertical mounts with some living moss.

    - Frequency: Every Day.
    - Fertilizer & frequency: No fertilizer is used.
    - Dry rest: No.

    Blooming season: No defined blooming season

    Flower size: 1cm

    Plant size: 1 inch

    Other firsthand observations: It benefits from mist produced by a ultrasonic mister. It received this mist for 5 minutes every 3 hours.

    Other plants growing well nearby:
    Mounted Kefersteinia species, Lepanthes species, Stelis argentata, Dracula lotax, Dracula cordobae, Pleurothallis ruscifolia, Dichaea hystricina and Masdevallia herradurae


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