Paph venustum

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 Found in Assam India, northeastern Bangladesh, the eastern Himalayas, Bhutan, Nepal and Yunnan China, often near streams and crotch of trees.  It's a medium sized, cool growing terrestrial orchid that blooms in late winter and spring.  

*Cultural and care information based on average Paphiopedilum care, use it as guide and should be adapted to suit your environment

💚Difficulty: Intermediate (species)
🌱Size:  Small to Medium
🌸 Blooms: No Aroma
🌱 Grown by: seed x sib


🌡 Temp: Intermediate to Warm
💧 Water: Water cycling. Do not allow full dry, keep moist. Preferably distilled water.  Venustum naturally will have short roots as they grow near bodies of water. Keep a slight pool of water always accessible.
☁️Humidity: 40%+min
💡 Light: Bright Indirect (Similar to Phalaenopsis)
🌰 Media: Potting mix, fine bark charcoal perlite mix, top tree fern

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Photos by Diane O