Phaius tankervilleae - Plant

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Phaius tancarvilleae is a species of orchid widespread in the Indian Subcontinent, New Guinea, China, Japan, Southeast Asia, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Australia and certain islands of the Pacific.

Common name: Nun s Orchid, Nun s Cap Orchid, Chinese Ground Orchid, Red Crane Orchid,
Color: White, purple, magenta, yellow
Bloom time: Seasonal bloomer
Height: 1.00 to 4.00 feet
Difficulty level: easy to grow

Planting & Care
The handsome foliage is large and palm-like, individual leaves being from 2 to 3 feet long and 5 or 6 inches wide, growth is upright and compact, so plant’s take little room in your window. The ground orchid is available online or mail order from many orchid specialists. However, due to modern day technology of cloning, more growers now grow Phaius orchid plants as a seasonal crop.

Sunlight: Full Sun to Partial Shade

Soil: well-drained soil

Water: Medium

Temprature: 55-60°F

Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer

Care:
  • Water: Phaius tankervilleae is a terrestrial in its native habitat so it needs more moisture than many orchids.
  • Keep potting medium moist but not soggy.
  • Try to avoid splattering water on the leaves because they rot easily.
  • Decrease water during the winter.


Special Feature:
Phaius orchids are large, spectacular plants that make attractive houseplants. A sunroom is an ideal location.
Use
Ornamental use:
  • The plant is used for ornamental purpose.


Note:
No serious insect or disease problems.

Reference:
http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=c998 http://plantcaretoday.com/how-to-care-for-phaius-the-nuns-orchid.html http://www.guide-to-houseplants.com/nun-orchid.html
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