Catasetum Gnomus 'Jumbo' - Without Flowers | BS
- Type: Species
- Fragrance: Yes
- Flower Size: 3-5 cm
- Flower Colour: Black, Green/ Yellow
- Conditions: Intermediate to warm
- Plant Size: Matured
- Pot Size: 10 cm
- Potting Media: Cocopeat
- Available: Without spike/ buds/ flowers
- Growing Tips: Care for Catasetum orchids
Short Description: Catasetum gnomus is a species native to Brazil & Peru. Grows in lowlands on trees near rivers and creeks in wet forests. This one is a selection from the house of Jumbo Orchids. The Gnome-Like Catasetum blooms in the spring through fall. A rare species to find. Limited stock!
In the growing months provide plenty of light, heat, water and fertilizer during the spring and summer months. After or during the flowering season it is common for these plants to drop all of their leaves. Reduce or stop watering and fertilizer once the flowers have finished, then resume a normal watering schedule when new growth emerges.
It is recommended to repot every year and never wait more than two years. The optimal time for potting or repotting is when new growth on a plant emerging from dormancy is about 5 cm tall and the nubs have developed into new roots that are reaching for support.
Please refer plant pictures for size reference.
Note: Colors, patterns & size of the flowers can vary due to the variations produced by hybrids or species. There are chances that the buds/flowers could dry up in transit during Shipping after packing. The local climatic conditions and the nutrition given can affect the brightness & colour intensity of flowers. While we make every effort to match the actual colours of the flowers, the photographs may not be the exact representation, due to different monitor setting.