Crested Coelogyne - Plant

Coelogyne cristata is an evergreen epiphytic orchid that comes from cool, moist areas of the eastern Himalayas and Vietnam.
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About Crested Coelogyne

Coelogyne cristata has a tightly packed cluster of shiny, light green, round or egg-shaped pseudo-bulbs. Each pseudo-bulb is 2-8cm (0.8-3 inch) high and 2-4cm (0.8-1.5 inch) wide. Bulbs that have flowered gradually wrinkle and yellow.

The pointed, strap-shaped, usually arching bright green leaves are 15-30cm (6-12 inch) long and 5cm (2 inch) wide. Coelogyne cristata is an unusual Coelogyne in that its 30cm (12 inch) long flower stems rise from the base of the pseudo-bulbs. Each stem carries up to eight roughly bowl-shaped blooms, up to 10cm (4 inch) across.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name Snow Queen, Angel Orchid
Maximum Reachable Height 15-20 cm
Flower Colour Coelogyne orchid plants have clusters of fragrant lacy snow-white flowers; salmon-pink solitary flowers; chainlike racemes of topaz and chocolate brown flowers; spikes of delicate white spice-scented flowers; emerald green flowers marked with blue-black.
Bloom Time March-April.
Difficulty Level Medium

Planting and care

  • Coelogyne Orchids grow best with a humidity tray underneath them and 60-80% humidity.
  • If you are not able to use a tray, it helps to mist your orchid to add a little humidity to the air (this works if your orchid is in a warmer area).
  • The plants should never be over potted as this can cause excess water to be retained in the pot causing some stagnation of the compost.
  • Use a medium grade compost and repot every April after flowering or alternatively allow them to grow into large specimen plants and repot every 2 to 3 years.
  • Crested Coelogyne care

    Sunlight Although they like high light levels they should not be placed in direct strong sunlight near to the glass as the leaves may become scorched.
    Watering Do not allow these Coelogyne Orchids to fully dry out between watering (drying out below the surface between watering is perfect). Water minimully during the winters.
    Soil Use a potting mix that retains a fair amount of moisture without getting soggy, such as coconut husks, fine fir bark, or tree fern fiber.
    Temperature During the day, Coelogynes prefer temperatures to be between 80 to 85 degrees F. and in the evening,it prefers cooler temps between 55 to 65 degrees F. but not below 50 or above 86 degrees F. They do best in cooler environments.
    Fertilizer The plants are moderate feeders and a general purpose plant food can be applied from April to September.

    Crested Coelogyne uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • his orchid demands to be grown into a specimen size to highlight its beauty
    • Also, Coelogyne cristata has high ornamental value as a cut flower lasting for 15 to 60 days

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is another name for a Crested Coelogyne ?

    Crested Coelogyne is commonly known as Snow Queen, Angel Orchid

    How tall do Crested Coelogyne grow?

    On average Crested Coelogyne grows 15-20 cm

    What color are Crested Coelogyne ?

    A Crested Coelogyne plant bears flowers of color Coelogyne orchid plants have clusters of fragrant lacy snow-white flowers; salmon-pink solitary flowers; chainlike racemes of topaz and chocolate brown flowers; spikes of delicate white spice-scented flowers; emerald green flowers marked with blue-black.

    When Crested Coelogyne blooms?

    With enough light, Crested Coelogyne may produce Coelogyne orchid plants have clusters of fragrant lacy snow-white flowers; salmon-pink solitary flowers; chainlike racemes of topaz and chocolate brown flowers; spikes of delicate white spice-scented flowers; emerald green flowers marked with blue-black. flowers in March-April.

    How hard is Crested Coelogyne to grow?

    A Crested Coelogyne is Medium

    How much sunlight does a Crested Coelogyne need?

    A Crested Coelogyne prefers Although they like high light levels they should not be placed in direct strong sunlight near to the glass as the leaves may become scorched.

    How much water does a Crested Coelogyne need?

    A Crested Coelogyne prefers watering Do not allow these Coelogyne Orchids to fully dry out between watering (drying out below the surface between watering is perfect). Water minimully during the winters.

    What kind of soil does a Crested Coelogyne need?

    A Crested Coelogyne prefers Use a potting mix that retains a fair amount of moisture without getting soggy, such as coconut husks, fine fir bark, or tree fern fiber.

    What temperature does a Crested Coelogyne like?

    A Crested Coelogyne prefers During the day, Coelogynes prefer temperatures to be between 80 to 85 degrees F. and in the evening,it prefers cooler temps between 55 to 65 degrees F. but not below 50 or above 86 degrees F. They do best in cooler environments.

    How often should I fertilize my Crested Coelogyne ?

    To encourage Crested Coelogyne growth, The plants are moderate feeders and a general purpose plant food can be applied from April to September.



    Reviews

    Wednesday, 05 February 2020

    This is easy to grow with low maintenance requirements

    THOMAS AKKARAKKARAN

    Thursday, 28 November 2019

    I want 2 purchase more of this so please provide this product on last offered dicounted price.

    Kopfo Kadena

    Thursday, 21 November 2019

    Great plant for a green gift

    Hima Jyothi

    Wednesday, 20 November 2019

    Is it a live plant?

    karishma shirodkar

    Monday, 11 November 2019

    Got the plant in excellent shape. Looks great!

    Anshul Raj Khurana

    Wednesday, 06 November 2019

    IS this, an indoor plant ????

    Joshi Prisy

    Thursday, 31 October 2019

    I have it on my table with a Lucky Bamboo and looks great!

    lalhruaikima ralte

    Wednesday, 30 October 2019

    Exactly what I wanted and couldn t locate in any of our local shops! Thanks

    Avitel

    Wednesday, 23 October 2019

    i am very excited on seeing a live plant online.

    Joshi Prisy

    Friday, 18 October 2019

    Does best in rich, well-draining soil.

    Gaurav Narwania

    Monday, 14 October 2019

    As good as shown in the website, plant is healthy. Packing was awesome.

    Joshi Prisy

    Saturday, 05 October 2019

    Very nice plant but price is ok

    Daly

    Saturday, 05 October 2019

    Plant is in good health.. I m really happy with this little one.

    Joshi Prisy

    Tuesday, 01 October 2019

    Nice plant without any damages????

    Ratna Jyoti Das Kalita

    Sunday, 01 July 2018

    can you supply marble or terracotta rectangular pot?

    Srimathi Rangaraju

    Thursday, 28 June 2018

    It s lovely. The plant was carefully packed and seems to be genuine plant. I m happy with my purchase.

    Marudadu RajyaLakshmi

    Sunday, 17 June 2018

    Is the item durable?

    Joshi Prisy

    Sunday, 10 June 2018

    very durable plant to a wide range of conditions

    Joshi Prisy

    Thursday, 07 June 2018

    How often I need to water it?

    Venugopal Goday

    Monday, 04 June 2018

    What is Botanical name of this plant?

    payal garodia

    Thursday, 17 May 2018

    Grown in coco-peat and hence requires less water while being relatively insect free.

    Anugya Sharma

    Tuesday, 15 May 2018

    Thank you Nurserylive for such nice live plants collection

    suresh venkata

    Wednesday, 09 May 2018

    I Bought this product and received quickly .Quality wise awesome

    Ashish Yadav

    Tuesday, 08 May 2018

    This plant is very easy to grow.

    Rewa Dhar

    Monday, 07 May 2018

    Exactly what I wanted and couldn t locate in any of our local shops! Thanks

    Mukesh Vishram Makwana

    Wednesday, 30 August 2017

    I like the plant, this is the only plant survive 7 days in traffic and after 2 days it becomes healthier again.

    Santhosh Santy

    Tuesday, 13 June 2017

    What can i do to maintain my plant?

    Hima Jyothi

    Monday, 10 April 2017

    Beautiful plant, arrived in very good condition. Impressive packing. Looking forward to buy one more

    Bhavna Maisuria Patel

    Monday, 06 March 2017

    Can you ensure that your packaging will not spoil the plant.

    Vijay Choudhary

    Saturday, 04 February 2017

    Does it comes with soil?

    Subha Subha

    Monday, 05 December 2016

    Thanks the plant is growing well

    Vishal Tejaswi

    Wednesday, 30 November 2016

    I put some water in this plant everyday and they grow like mad!

    Anuj Yadav

    Monday, 07 November 2016

    Came with good package. Nice thick stem and with wet coco peat but nothing came out of the pack. Got a healthy plant

    Garima Sahney

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