Boat Orchid
Cymbidium
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines During summer the soil should be kept very moist, while during winter it should be kept moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Orchid fertilizer (e.g. N4-P6-K6).
Mist requirements Mist daily at room temperatures above 22 °C, otherwise mist every 4 days
Light preferences Prefers bright light but not direct sun
Temperature preference Prefers warm summer (average around 20 °C) and cold winter (average under 15 °C) climates.
pH range 5.8 - 6.5
Acidity preference loves acidic conditions
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate tropical rainforest

Photo

Names

Other common names Cym
Family Orchidaceae

Characteristics

Growth form subshrub
Hardiness USDA 9 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -7°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • brown
  • cream
  • green
  • pink
  • red
  • white
  • yellow
Blooming months
  •  
    1Jan
  •  
    2Feb
  •  
    3Mar
  •  
    4Apr
  •  
    5May
  •  
    6Jun
  •  
    7Jul
  •  
    8Aug
  •  
    9Sep
  •  
    10Oct
  •  
    11Nov
  •  
    12Dec
  •  
    1
  •  
    11
  •  
    12
  •  
Leaf color
  • green