Rhynchostylis Orchids

Rhynchostylis

(rink-oh-stye-liss)

Also know as the Foxtail Orchid.

  • Flowers: Blue, white and lavender. Blooms in the Spring and Summer.
  • Soil/Potting Preference: A medium mix of fir bark with 1 to 2 cm pieces of bark , perlite and charcoal. Prefers a plastic pot.
  • Watering:
  • Active Growth: Allow medium to partially dry out between watering.
  • Dormancy: Allow medium to completely dry out between watering.
  • Fertilizing: Use full strength once a month.
  • Light Requirement: Medium to high light levels.
  • Temperature Requirements:
  • Night Time Minimum: 15°C
  • Day Time Maximum: 27°C
  • Humidity Requirements: 60 to 70%


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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