Gastrochilus platycalcaratus - Roehampton Orchids

Gastrochilus platycalcaratus

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Gastrochilus platycalcaratus is an epiphyte found distributed throughout Asia, specifically Yunnan, China, Thailand and Malaysia.  They are best mounted with aerial roots with high air circulation.

Gastrochilus are known for bigger lips in their bloom. The platycalcaratus blooms are fragrant from winter to spring, with a miniature green tinted and reddish spotted petals but proportionally large white and green lip. 

💚Difficulty:

Intermediate

🌱Size

Miniature

🌡 Temp:

Warm (25/17 °C)

💧 Water:

Wet/Dry cycle

☁️Humidity

80%+(60%min)

💡 Light:

High

🌰 Media

Mounted

🌸Aroma Fragrant

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