This is a small growing species from the Cattleya family rather sweetly names the three nosed Meiracyllium. It is a plant that is found in Mexico and Central America where it grows on three and rock at around 1000m. Its habit is to cling tight to its mount and so we would definitely grow it […]
25 days ago I sowed the seed of Coelogyne cristata and here are the latest photos. The first is of a seedling at 14 magnification under a microscope and the second is of the seed in its jar. We will be replating some of them within the next week.
Another dramatic Dendrobium is D. chrysotoxum native to the Eastern Himalayas and South East Asia. We have seen many plants of this species in Southern Laos where we found it in seasonally dry forest at around 1000m. Plants were mostly growing on the trunk and lower branches of large trees in good light as shown on […]
This species is native to the Phillipines and Taiwan where it grows in lowland forest. It has long lasting waxy flowers that appear along the stem at the leaf axils. The plant seems to prefer to grow pendulously and so we grow it both mounted and in baskets. This is a piece from a wonderful […]
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