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Brassavola nodosa

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  • This plant stays compact.
  • This plant flowers excessively.
  • This plant flowers very frequently.
  • This plant grows and blooms easily in a living room.
  • This plant is suitable for a terrarium.
  • This plant can also function as a hanging plant in the living room.
  • This plant requires little attention.
  • Pay attention! Plants and orchids are living organisms that need good care.
  • This plant has just been imported and still needs to grow.

This orchid requires a lot of light which leads to beautiful coloured leaves, remains small (forming clusters with age up to 45 cm height but often shorter) and is easy in cultivation. It is widespread from the northwest of Mexico via the tropics up to the north of South America where it grows epiphyte or lithophyte. Americans call it “Lady of the Night”.

Due to the wide range of this species it is adapting a lot of conditions in cultivation. Although Brassavola nodosa is growing in Mexico together with cacti it requires a lot of water in summer whereas the colder less water is required. If it is overwintered at about 7 °C nearly no water is necessary. The Lady of the Night could be cultivated in hanging baskets or small pots. Use a very well-drained potting mix, such as coarse bark.

The leaves are extremely variable in size and shape, ranging from 10-30 cm long and are usually erect. Plants which are growing in drier areas have clearly succulent leaves.

The long-lived, big (9-15 cm across) flowers may keep for several weeks (depending on temperature) and are very fragrant at night. Unlike most orchids that only bloom annually, Brassavola nodosa blooms more than once a year. The beautiful white flowers may occur numerous and reliable at any time, but most often in autumn.

Additional Information

Additional Information

Genus Brassavola
Plant stage Adult means that the plant has the ability to create a sprout which will start blooming in case of good care.
Flowering No
Pot size 10
Medium Bark, fraction 2
Temperature (°C) (16,5 - 24,5°C), (24,5 >°C)
Light intensity Daylight to bright light
Age (Year) 4
Grown from (Year) 4
Humidity (%) 30 - 80
Flowering frequency One to three times per year

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Belgium 1 day
Bulgaria 4 - 6 days
Denmark 2 - 3 days
Germany 2 days
Estonia 5 days
Finland 4 - 5 days
France 2 - 3 days
United Kingdom 2 - 3 days
Hungary 3 - 4 days
Ireland 3 - 5 days
Italy 3 - 6 days
Latvia 4 - 5 days
Lithuania 4 - 5 days
Luxemburg 2 days
Austria 3 - 4 days
Poland 3 - 5 days
Portugal 3 - 5 days
Romania 4 - 5 days
Slovenia 4 - 5 days
Slovakia 3 - 5 days
Spain 3 - 5 days
Czech Republic 3 - 5 days
Sweden 2 - 4 days
Greece 4 - 7 days
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