It is advisable to grow the the Trichopilia in a very bright place, although it should be protected by direct solar rays. These plants prefer very bright places, but we should avoid direct sunrays, especially during the hottest days of the year.Let's avoid exposing the The Trichopilia to temperatures below 15°C. During late Spring we can place them outdoors, possibly sheltered by the wind.
Growing the stems and branches tend to develop downwards. Trichopilia Is an evergreen; during winter iIt assumes a purplepinkwhite colouring; the adult specimens are medium in size and reach 45 cm high. These plants are shrubs.
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.
Water when the ground is dry; in case of prolonged droughts water very often, otherwise every 1-2 weeks can be enough using 1-2 glasses of water ; avoid water stagnations and excessive watering. 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.
Cultivate - Trichopilia
If desired, we can grow the the Trichopilia in a container. The indications given in this article are related to a medium size plant.