Laelia Orchids



  • Flowers: Yellow, pink, purple and white (very rare). Blooms in the Spring or Fall.
  • Soil/Potting Preference: A medium to coarse mix of fir bark with 1½ cm to 2½ cm pieces of bark, perlite and charcoal.
  • Watering:
  • Active Growth: Keep soil moist.
  • Dormancy: Allow soil to dry out between waterings.
  • Fertilizing:
  • Active Growth: Use ¼ to ½ strength weekly.
  • Dormancy: Use ¼ to ½ strength monthly.
  • Light Requirement: High to very high light levels.
  • Temperature Requirements:
  • Night Time Minimum: 13°C
  • Day Time Maximum: 27°C
  • Humidity Requirements: 55 to 65%

Growing Orchids Part 1: Getting Started
Growing Orchids Part 2: Growing Conditions
Growing Orchids Part 3: Pests and Disease
Growing Orchids Part 4: Maintenance and Orchid Care Sheets

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