Catasetum tenebrosum sp. - Without Flowers | BS
- Type: Species
- Fragrance: Yes
- Flower Size: 4-6 cm
- Flower Colour: Black / Green
- Conditions: Intermediate to warm
- Plant Size: Matured
- Pot Size: 10 cm
- Potting Media: Coco chips
- Available: Without spike/ buds/ flowers
- Growing Tips: Care for Catasetum orchids
Short Description: Catasetum tenebrosum sp. is native to Peru, Ecuador & the central American belt. Another almost black fragrant orchid. Flowers are almost Black & green, This species ejects its pollen on the slightest of movements. Flowers last about 3 weeks. Catasetum plants are getting ready for the fall season, You may receive the plant without leaves, Nothing to worry, They can bloom after dropping of leaves too.
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.
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.