The Coelogyne cristata is a perennial herb plant. These plants have a pendolous deportment. The Coelogyne cristata Is small in size; in winter it assumes a white colouring. These are evergreen plants, which means they keep their leaves year round.
Exposure Coelogyne cristata
It is advisable to position this plant in a partially shady place, where it is exposed to direct sunlight only during the coolest hours of the day. These plants don't like cold weather, therefore in the Spring it is best to set them outside only when the temperatures are above 15°C.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.
Watering Coelogyne cristata
During this period of the year the The Coelogyne cristata needs regular watering, which should be done letting the soil dry between one watering and the other; let’s irrigate every 1-2 weeks with about 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.
Treatments Coelogyne cristata
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.
Soil Coelogyne cristata
These orchids prefer slightly humid soils.
Notes - Coelogyne cristata
When wanted we can grow these plants in a vase. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.