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Paphiopedilum maudiae isn't an evergreen; during the winter it assumes a red colouring; the adult species are small in size and reach 60 cm in height. Growing they develop a round-shape shrub. The Paphiopedilum maudiae develops like a perennial herb. Fertilize Paphiopedilum maudiae
Orchids are plants which request periodic fertilization, using specific products for orchids, which usually aren’t too rich: it is recommendable to avoid leaving fertilizing solutions on the roots. Usually orchids should be fertilized every 20-25 days, interrupting fertilization during flowering. Light Paphiopedilum maudiae
The Paphiopedilum maudiae is a pretty delicate plant, which fears minimum temperatures below 15°C; during late spring it can be cultivated outdoors. It prefers partially shady locations, where it can be reached by the solar rays only during the coolest hours of the day.We suggest avoiding exposing orchids to direct sunlight, although they should be placed in a very bright location. Water Paphiopedilum maudiae
The Paphiopedilum maudiae Needs regular watering, but we suggest letting the soil dry between one watering and the other; let's take action every 1-2 weeks , remembering to water the substratum well with 1-2 glasses of water . To moisten the soil of the orchids homogenously we can water them by immersion, soaking the vases up to the edge in demineralized water, and leaving it until the top part of the substratum is moist; let's drain the excess water and then put the containers back in place. Pests Paphiopedilum maudiae
If we notice the presence of cochineals or of other insects we can practice a treatment based on mineral oil or other insecticide, being careful to vaporize only the foliage. Mold Paphiopedilum maudiae
Locate in a soil for orchids, not too drained.
Plant Paphiopedilum maudiae
Seeing the quite contained development it’s possible to grow these plants in a container. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.