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Water 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 1-2 weeks , wetting the soil deeply with about 1-2 glasses of water ,but waiting for the substratum to dry completely between one watering and another; avoid leaving stagnant water.

Cultivation 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.

Light Cattleya spicataSole pieno
The Cattleya spicata should be preferably located in a place where it can have at least a few hours a day of direct solar light. These plants prefer very bright places, but we should avoid direct sunrays, especially during the hottest days of the year.These plants are rustic in the areas with a Mediterranean climate, therefore they can be grown outside.

Water Cattleya spicataTenere Umido
Water regularly, every 1-2 weeks , wetting the soil deeply with about 1-2 glasses of water ,but waiting for the substratum to dry completely between one watering and another; 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.

Pests 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.

Mold 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
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mediterranean
1
0
0
0
3
0

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Plant - Cattleya spicata

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

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