Rhyncostyis retusa Pink - Without Flowers | BS
- Type : Species
- Fragrance: Yes
- Flower Size: 2-3 cm
- Flower Colour: White/ Pink
- Conditions: Intermediate to warm
- Plant Size: Mature
- Pot Size: 7 cm
- Potting Media: NA
- Available: With spikes or buds or flowers
- Growing Tips: Click here for Vanda Care Guide
Short Description: Rhynchostylis retusa pink also called as the foxtail orchid, is a vandaceous species orchid. Flowers have a spicy aroma that is released when temperatures are warm. The inflorescence is a pendulous, consisting of more than 100 pink-spotted white flowers. This species blooms on the onset of spring, during the Assamese harvest festival Bihu In india.
Humidity is critical and the plant should be misted or watered daily. These orchids are all epiphytic.They do not like any potting medium. Vanda orchid must not be allowed to dry out entirely. Saturate the roots with water overtime you water, that means the roots should turn green and retain a drop of water at the tip. Watering of this Vandas must be done with care to prevent water from remaining in the crowns ( top leafs), a condition that can cause crown rot.
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.
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