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%

Maxillaria Orchids

Maxillaria

(max-ih-LARE-ee-uh)

 Maxillaria variabilis

  • Flowers: White, Yellow, Brown, Red, Purple
  • Soil/Potting Preference: Spaghnum Moss/Bark mix
  • Watering: 1-2 times per week
  • Fertilizing: Twice a month with diluted 20-20-20
  • Light Requirement: Bright indirect light
  • Temperature Requirements:
  • Night Time Minimum:12-15°C
  • Day Time Maximum:21-30°C
  • Humidity Requirements: 40-70%

Fredclarkeara

Fredclarkeara Orchid

(Fred-clar-kee-ra)

Fredclarkeara

  • Flowers: Green to red to almost black
  • Soil/Potting Preference: Well draining
  • Watering: Sparingly during dormant periods. Active growth allow to just begin to dry out between waterings
  • Fertilizing: During active growth 1/2 strength every other water
  • Light Requirement: Bright, indirect light
  • Temperature Requirements:
  • Night Time Minimum:6-8°C
  • Day Time Maximum:24-27°C
  • Humidity Requirements: 50-70%