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Encyclia cochleatum

Flowering: No

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Product Description


The Encyclia cochleatum is often being referred to as the octopus plant, because the flowers look like an octopus! The plant has a round head at the top of the flower. The petals are twisted downwards. These are compared to the tentacles. It is an extremely special botanical orchid species with scented flowers. The origin of the plant is in South-America, West-Indies, Colombia, Venezuela and South-Florida. The Encyclia cochleatum is common in cultivation and is being valued for its shaped and long-lasting flowers. Furthermore the Encyclia cochleatum is the national flower of Belize! The plant is known as the black orchid. The Encyclia cochleatum can, in case it’s adult, bloom almost all year long! The plant is very suitable to keep in a living room and we would definitely recommend this plant for anyone who is looking for an easy, but still extraordinary orchid!

  • This plant stays compact.
  • This plant flowers very frequently.
  • This plant grows and blooms easily in a living room.
  • Pay attention! Plants and orchids are living organisms that need good care.

Additional Information

Additional Information

Genus Encyclia
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 7
Medium Bark, fraction 2
Temperature (°C) (16,5 - 24,5°C), (24,5 >°C)
Light intensity Daylight
Fragrant Yes
Age (Year) 3
Grown from (Year) 3
Humidity (%) 40 - 80
Flowering frequency One to three times per year


Country Delivery time
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
* The delivery time is an indication.

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