Tolumnia hawkesiana is an epiphytic orchid species originating from Central America. Its vibrant blooms are known for their bright colors and unique shapes,. Tolumnia hawkesiana grow best with good humidity and make for terrarium or mounted slabs.
American Orchid Society Tolumnia Culture Sheet
*Cultural and care information based on average Tolumnia care, use it as guide and should be adapted to suit your environment
💚Difficulty: Intermediate (species)
🌱Size: Can grow indefinitely multi-bulb
🌡 Temp: Intermediate to W (☀️22-28°C/🌑15-21°C), prefers warm
💧 Water: Water or soak when approaching dryness. Requires wet to dry cycle. Heavy spray and dry by night if bareroot. Depends on humidity / Media
☁️Humidity: 20%+ tolerable (50-80% optimal) - adjust watering based on humidity. If growing in low humidity, increase watering frequency but allow drainage
💡 Light: Medium direct to High indirect, South-E/W exposure
🌰 Media: Mounted with ample airflow in high humidity or potted in loose chunky bark with sprinkle of moss.
🌸 Aroma: No
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