Lycaste Balliae

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Lycaste macrophylla 'Pink Flares' x virginalis fma. alba syn. skinneri 'White Magnificence'

Lycastes are Semi-Deciduous - Requires culture adjustments during dormancy periods. 

*Cultural and care information based on average Lycaste care from American Orchid Society, use it as guide and should be adapted to suit your environment

💚Difficulty: Beg/Int (Semi-Deciduous)
🌱Size: Large to XL
🌡 Temp:  IW  (☀️20-24°C/🌑15-20°C), wider tolerable range during dormancy but requires 5-8°C difference day to night
💧 Water:   Keep moist especially during growth season, allow drainage water cycling for fresh water. Semi-hydro set up works well but ensure fresh water. Reduce and allow dry out during dormancy if any.
☁️Humidity: 30%+ low humidity tolerable if substrate is moist
💡 Light: Bright indirect to Medium direct (South-East Morning Light), avoid direct sun at the strongest 3 hours during summer. Maximize direct light during 🇨🇦 winter if it's growing.
🌰 Media: Flexible - Sphagnum moss,  fir bark and perlite (3:1) is a common, fast-draining mix. Repot just prior to new growth starting.
🌸 Blooms: No Aroma, Large blooms
🌱 Grown by: x Seed hybrid

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