Ctsm. spitzii
Ctsm. spitzii
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Ctsm. spitzii 'SVO Gold' FCC/AOS x Ctsm. spitzii 'Apricot'

Based on the cultivar parents, should be leaning to more yellow bloom.

Found in Brazil and Bolivia at elevations up to 800 meters in subtropical forests. It is a medium sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with short, fusiform, to 12 cm long and 5.5 cm wide pseudobulbs carrying several, plicate, narrowly elliptic, acute, to 38 cm long and 8 cm wide leaves.

It blooms at the end of their active growth cycle, usually in fall / winter but the cycle can be off and can bloom other times of year.  Rest periods can vary in length but allow an optimal environment during rest period and will likely have a shorten rest period.  During growth give abundance of light and water and it will grow vigorously.  

New to Catasetinae? Learn to recognize the different cycle of Catasetina.  Check out our quick beginner guide here

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

💚Difficulty

Beginner / Intermediate

🌱Size

Small to Medium

🌡 Temp

🌸 Warm-Hot (☀️30/🌑23°C) | ❄️ ~20°C+

💧 Water

🌸 High | ❄️ Very Low

☁️Humidity

🌸 50-100% | ❄️ ~40% (unimportant)

💡 Light

🌸 High | ❄️ Low (unimportant)

🌰 Media

Flexible (Moss/Bark/Perlite/Coconut husk mix) 

🌸 Aroma

Yes

🌱 Grown by

Seed

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