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Orchid 'Psygmorchis pusilla'

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Psygmorchis pusilla

Psygmorchis pusilla, also known as Erycina pusilla, is a miniature orchid native to Central and South America. The leaves grow in a fan shape. During the flowering period Psygmorchis produces large yellow flowers in comparison to the leaf. As an epiphyte it will grow quite well on cork and branches.

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

Product info

Psygmorchis pusilla usually flowers from autumn to spring, but other flowering times occur. This species requires a lot of light, at least 60% humidity and high temperatures, preferably in a greenhouse or warm orchid greenhouse. Compared to other orchids, Psygmorchis pusilla has a short life cycle: 5 years is the maximum.

Height:
4 cm
4 cm
Width:
4 cm
4 cm
Adult height:
40 cm
40 cm
Adult width:
4 cm
4 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

Psygmorchis pusilla requires a temperature of at least 23°C and a lot of light. Give the plant a high spot in the (orchid) greenhouse, out of the shade of other species. Spray regularly to keep the plant moist and immerse it weekly. Feed with orchid food once every fourteen days. After immersing, allow to dry thoroughly or wipe dry if necessary. Reduce watering after it is done flowering.

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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