Cattleya (Slc.) Barefoot Mailman - BS Without flowers
Cattleya (Slc.) Barefoot Mailman - BS
Flower Colour: Yellow/ Red
Flower Size: 5 cm
Conditions: Intermediate to warm
Plant Size: Matured | Please refer to plant picture for size reference.
Pot Size: 7 cm
Potting Media: Pine Bark
Cattleya Care Guide
Cattleya Care Guide
Cattleya orchids are very sturdy and can take a lot of abuse from those who tend to forget to water. They are also tolerant of several temperature ranges.
In Coconut Husk medium water retention is more compared to Pine Bark, so plants in Coconut Husk may require once in 2-3 days watering compared to 1-2 days watering in Pine Bark. Medium may dry faster or slower depending on the weather conditions. So always touch and feel the medium, only when partially dry water the plant. Learn more about watering here
Fertilizing your orchid regularly provides it with the nutrients it needs for optimal health, immunity and vigorous blooming. Weekly once with Bio-20 or Basfoliar 19:19:19 for growth and rooting. Once a month with Basfoliar 13-40-13. Learn more about fertilizing here
Cattleya Slc. Barefoot Mailman is a hybrid of Cat. briegeri × Cattlianthe Madge Fordycecattleya orchid, a compact growing plant. Slc. Barefoot Mailman is an outstanding award-winning hybrid with stunning orange-red miniature flowers.
The full form of Slc. is Sophrolaeliocattleya derived from - Sophronitis, Laelia and Cattleya, the bright red colour in the flowers comes from the Sophronitis parent. The flowers tend to range from yellow-orange to red, they tend to be smaller, and the general habit of the plant tends to be comparatively compact, all characteristics shared with Sophronitis.
1. Colors, patterns & size of the flowers can vary due to the variations produced by hybrids or species.
2. There are chances that the buds/flowers could dry up in transit during Shipping after packing.
3. The local climatic conditions, season and the nutrition given can affect the brightness & colour intensity of flowers.
4. 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 settings.