X Jackfowlieara Appleblossom

Appleblossom Jackfowlieara (Jkf.), Appleblossom Iwanagaara (Iwan.)


Family: Orchidaceae

Genus: Jackfowlieara

Category: Houseplant

Description: 

Suitable for windowsill and/or under lights culture. Bright light, and a little morning or afternoon sun is good. An east or west window is ideal. The leaves should be a medium green color. Day time temperatures should be 70-85F and 55-60F at night. A 10 to 20 degree difference between day and night will ensure good blooming. Need to dry completely between waterings. Plants need more water while actively growing. Humidity should be around 50%-80%.

1/4 strength fertilizer should be given with every watering during active growth. During the winter, fertilize once a month.

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History: 

Registered and originated by Rod McLellan Co. 05/15/1992.

Rhyncholaelia × Cattleya × Laelia × Caularthron × Guarianthe.

Seed parent X Caulaelia Snowflake.

Pollen parent X Rhyncattleanthe Orange Nuggett.

Also known as Iwanagaara Appleblossom and commonly sold as such, but Iwanagaara is no longer listed in the Orchid Register.


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