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Irrigation BroughtoniaTenere Umido
Watering by immersion is suggested for orchids: it consists in soaking the containers in water up to the edge, when the soil is moist let's take out the vases and let the excess water drain before putting them back in place. The Broughtonia needs to be watered quite frequently, every 1-2 weeks ; if there are abundant rains we can diminish watering, which should be done only when the soil is dry. The suggested quantity is 1-2 glasses of water .

Care Broughtonia
These plants have a pendolous deportment. The Broughtonia Is medium in size; in winter it assumes a bluepurplepink colouring. These are evergreen plants, which means they keep their leaves year round. The Broughtonia has a shrub- like development.

Temperatures BroughtoniaPosizione luminosa
Let's place the the Broughtonia in a very bright place; avoiding direct exposure to sunrays, which could damage its leaves. Let's locate the plants so that they can enjoy a good diffused brightness, but someplace where they are not directly hit by solar rays.These plants don't like cold temperatures, therefore in the spring it is best to place them outside only when temperatures are above 15°C.

Irrigation BroughtoniaTenere Umido
The Broughtonia needs to be watered quite frequently, every 1-2 weeks ; if there are abundant rains we can diminish watering, which should be done only when the soil is dry. The suggested quantity is 1-2 glasses of water . Watering by immersion is suggested for orchids: it consists in soaking the containers in water up to the edge, when the soil is moist let's take out the vases and let the excess water drain before putting them back in place.

Adversity Broughtonia
An insecticide treatment should be applied only if damaging insects have been seen on the plant; vaporizing the product we avoid spraying it on the flowers.

Substrate Broughtonia
These orchids prefer slightly humid soils.

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

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When wanted we can grow these plants in a vase. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.

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

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