Macradenia Orchids

Macradenia Orchids

(mak-ra-de’ne-a)

Macradenia multiflora

  • Flowers: White, red, pink, yellow, purple
  • Soil/Potting Preference: Well draining, standard orchid mix
  • Watering: Allow to dry out between waterings
  • Fertilizing: 1/4 strength every two weeks
  • Light Requirement: Low, Bright shade
  • Temperature Requirements:
  • Night Time Minimum:10-18°C
  • Day Time Maximum:20-26°C
  • Humidity Requirements: 70%

Calanthe Orchids

Calanthe Orchids

(Ca-lan-the)

Calanthe Orchid

  • Flowers: White, Pink, Purple
  • Soil/Potting Preference: Standard orchid mix
  • Watering: Frequently in active growing cycle, sparingly in dormant stage
  • Fertilizing: Once every two weeks during growing season
  • Light Requirement: Bright, filtered
  • Temperature Requirements:
  • Night Time Minimum:10-15°C Dormant-Active
  • Day Time Maximum:21-27°C Dormant-Active
  • Humidity Requirements: 60-80%

Aerangis Orchids

Aerangis Orchids

(ay-er-RANG-giss)

Aerangis citrata

  • Flowers: White, cream, tan, scarlet
  • Soil/Potting Preference: Slabs of cork with a pad of sphagnum under the base of the plant
  • Watering: Allow to dry between waterings
  • Fertilizing: 1/4 to 1/2 strength weekly during active growth
  • Light Requirement: 
  • Temperature Requirements:
  • Night Time Minimum:14°C
  • Day Time Maximum:24-27°C
  • Humidity Requirements: 70-75%