Mini Orchid – Bulbophyllum oreonastes can be mounted or grown in pots with a well-draining medium at warm to intermediate temperatures, in mottled shade, and with careful attention to watering. Another good addition to an orchid collection, this species is small but the flowers are very pretty and easily seen above the plant.
Colours: Rhizome and rhizome scales dark brownish red. Pseudobulbs olive green. Leaves green. Rhachis green. Floral bracts yellowish, often suffused with red. Sepals and petals pale yellowish, bright yellow or bright orange, usually striated dark red-purple, occasionally entirely dark red-purple. Lip yellow, brownish red or purple. Habitat: Lowland forest to montane forest and other montane vegetation, up to 2300 m alt. Occasionally in Brachystegia forest. Epiphyte in the central part of the crown of trees, on bark or in minor humus deposits. Also in bushes and lithophytic on rocks.
Lighting : Medium to high Lighting, RGB preferred or windowsill
Watering : Drench once a week and light spray of water every 2 to 3 days : DOOA Wabi-Kusa mist preferred.
Planting : Attach to rocks or wood (Dooa Terra line, Terra tape, Epic plant glue)
Perfectly suited for Terrariums, Paludariums and Vivarium’s. The roots attach to wood and rocks easily by using the ADA DOOA Terra Tape and Terra line. They can also be potted but must have the correct grow medium, substrate and nutrients to be successful. We want your plant to thrive and become a favorite part of your home. Do research before purchasing and be sure to choose plants that are suitable for your intended environment so you will get the most out of your new addition. An important note: This is a Mini Orchid and is very small in size. This is what makes them so unique, please read up on the size of Mini orchids to avoid disappointment. These plants come from our very well known supplier of quality plants, Epic Aquatics.