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Watering Butterfly orchidTenere asciutto
Let’s avoid watering the The Butterfly orchid excessively, always leaving the soil dry for a few days between one watering and the other, therefore let’s irrigate the substratum deeply every 1-2 weeks with 1-2 glasses of water . Orchids in general favour a pretty moist soil; to water correctly it is advisable to water these plants by immersion, therefore soaking the containers in water up to the edge; when the water has reached the top part of the substratum we can take out the vases and let the excess water drain well.

Exposure Butterfly orchidPosizione luminosa
We suggest growing the The in a very bright place, although it should be protected by direct exposure to sunrays. We suggest growing the The Butterfly orchid In the house or in a warmed greenhouse; when the minimum temperatures go past 15°C it is possible to move them outside.These plants prefer very bright places, but we should avoid direct sunrays, especially during the hottest days of the year.

Generalities Butterfly orchid
These plants are shrubs. Growing the stems and branches tend to develop downwards. Butterfly orchid Is an evergreen; during winter iIt assumes a greensandwhite colouring; the adult specimens are medium in size and reach 60 cm high.

Watering Butterfly orchidTenere asciutto
Let’s avoid watering the The Butterfly orchid excessively, always leaving the soil dry for a few days between one watering and the other, therefore let’s irrigate the substratum deeply every 1-2 weeks with 1-2 glasses of water . Orchids in general favour a pretty moist soil; to water correctly it is advisable to water these plants by immersion, therefore soaking the containers in water up to the edge; when the water has reached the top part of the substratum we can take out the vases and let the excess water drain well.

Treatments Butterfly orchid
A treatment based on mineral oil or insecticide should be applied only in cases of infesting by parasites, paying attention not to vaporize the flowers.

Soil Butterfly orchid
Cultivate in a very well drained soil.

Climate
peat
sand
Soil
Pumice
Bark
S. Organic
alpine
3
0
0
0
4
0
continental
2
0
0
0
4
0
mediterranean
1
0
0
0
4
0

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Notes - Butterfly orchid

If desired, we can grow the The Butterfly orchid in a container. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.

  • Encyclia bifida (Aubl.) Britt. & P. Wilson [excluded] - Orchidaceae
  • Encyclia boothiana (Lindl.) Dressler var. erythronioides (Small) Luer - Orchidaceae
  • Encyclia boothiana auct. non (Lindl.) Dressler [misapplied] - Orchidaceae
  • Encyclia cochleata (L.) Dressler - Orchidaceae
  • Encyclia cochleata (L.) Dressler ssp. triandra (Ames) Hágsater - Orchidaceae
  • Encyclia cochleata (L.) Dressler var. triandra (Ames) Dressler - Orchidaceae
  • Encyclia fucata (Lindl.) Britt. & Millsp. [excluded] - Orchidaceae
  • Encyclia gravida (Lindl.) Schlechter - Orchidaceae
  • Encyclia Hook. - Orchidaceae
  • Encyclia isochila (Reichenb. f.) D. Dod - Orchidaceae

This page concerns the weather continental it is possible to choose another climate area alpine mediterranean

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