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Watering Cattleya spicataTenere Umido
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. 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.

Generalities Cattleya spicata
Growing the stems and branches tend to develop downwards. Cattleya spicata Is an evergreen; during autumn iIt assumes a red colouring; the adult specimens are small in size and reach 60 cm high. These plants are perennial herbs.

Exposure Cattleya spicataSole pieno
Plant which need at least a few hours a day of solar light. These plants prefer very bright places, but we should avoid direct sunrays, especially during the hottest days of the year.During this time of year we shouldn't worry about minimum temperatures, in fact the the Cattleya spicata can bear temperatures a few degrees below zero.

Watering Cattleya spicataTenere Umido
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.

Treatments Cattleya spicata
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 Cattleya spicata
They need an averagely drained cultivation substratum.

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

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Notes - Cattleya spicata

There aren't any notes. 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 alpine mediterranean

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