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Orchid 'Masdevallia herradurae'

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Masdevallia herradurae

Masdevallia herradurae is a very small orchid that grows rapidly and flowers often. The stringy purple flowers of Masdevallia herradurae emit a sweet coco-nutty fragrance. Read more about Masdevallia herradurae below the photo's under 'product info' and 'plant care'.

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Plant type
flowering plant
Place
indoor
Place
artificial lighting
Adult width:
10 cm
Light
no direct sun
Light
semi sun
Watering
normal
Properties
limited

Product info

This tiny Masdevallia is found in Ecuador and Columbia at altitudes ranging from 500 to 2100 m. Its natural habitat knows both warmer and cooler temperatures. In trees the Masdevallia herradurae flowers quickly. The orchid is easily recognized by the shape that is typical for Masdevallia orchids: three long strings, with three little petals in the center.

Height:
5 cm
5 cm
Width:
5 cm
5 cm
Adult height:
40 cm
40 cm
Adult width:
10 cm
10 cm
Flower period:
All year
all year
Product type:
Plant
plant
Plant type:
Flowering plant
flowering plant
Growth habit:
Climbing
climbing
Growth habit:
Epifytical
epifytical
Growth rate:
Normal
normal
Araflora info:
Botanical
botanical
Properties:
Limited
limited
Natural habitat:
South America
South America
Altitude range:
0-1000 m
0-1000 m

Plant care

Masdevallia herradurae is best kept in a greenhouse. In the greenhouse the orchid can be tight up to a piece of bark or vern root. It can also be kept in an open net pot. It is important to maintain high humidity at al times, but to keep the air well circulated. The temperature should range between 14 and 24 degrees Celsius and a couple degrees higher during the day time.

Care:
Easy
easy
Place:
Indoor
indoor
Light:
No direct sun
no direct sun
Light:
Semi sun
semi sun
Watering:
Normal
normal
Watering tips:
Not standing in water
not standing in water
Maintenance:
Can be pruned
can be pruned
Air circulation:
Large
large
Place:
Artificial lighting
artificial lighting
Air humidity at day:
60-90%
60-90%
Air humidity at night:
70-90%
70-90%
Temperature max:
30 °C
30 °C
Temperature min:
15 °C
15 °C
Fertilize:
Medium
medium
Soil ph:
<6-7>
<6-7>
Soil type:
Mixed
mixed
Repotting:
After 1 year
after 1 year
 

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