It is a single growing stem producing one or two alternate, thick, fleshy, elliptical leaves a year from the top.
||Phalaenopsis sp. - Plant
||6 inch (15 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)
Phalaenopsis known as moth orchids, abbreviated Phal in the horticultural trade, is an orchid genus of approximately 60 species. Phalaenopsis is one of the most popular orchids in the trade, through the development of many artificial hybrids. It is native to southern China, Taiwan, the Indian Subcontinent, Southeast Asia.
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Maximum Reachable Height
||Upto one meter long
||Late winter through the spring.
Planting and care
Too much bright light can burn the leaves and turn the plants yellowish while too little will result in plants with soft leaves that don t flower.Repot after flowering. Don t over pot; wash the old compost from the roots before working the new compost gently and firmly around the roots.
Phalaenopsis sp. care
||prefer dappled light (an east or west facing windowsill behind a net curtain is ideal).
||Do not let the soil dry out.
||They should be potted in a more typical houseplant mix that holds some moisture but still drains well.
||A minimum temperature of 20C (68F).
||Give a quarter strength fertiliser once a month.
Phalaenopsis sp. uses
- Phals do very well as houseplants and will grow and flower in a moderately bright windowsill