These plants prefer very bright places, but we should avoid direct sunrays, especially during the hottest days of the year. 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 Bulbophyllum In the house or in a warmed greenhouse; when the minimum temperatures go past 15°C it is possible to move them outside.
Let’s avoid fertilizing our orchids during flowering; during the spring let’s act every 20-25 days, using a specific fertilizer, avoiding to leave fertilizing solutions in direct contact with the roots for too long.
Growing the stems and branches tend to develop downwards. These plants are shrubs. Bulbophyllum Is an evergreen; during winter iIt assumes a pinkwhite colouring; the adult specimens are medium in size and reach 60 cm high.
Water regularly, every The , wetting the ground deeply with 1-2 glasses of water , always waiting for the soil to be dry before watering; avoid leaving stagnant 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.
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.
They need an averagely drained cultivation substratum.
Notes - Bulbophyllum
If desired, we can grow the The Bulbophyllum in a container. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.