Maxillaria tenuifolia

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Also called the Coconut Orchid, the Maxillaria tenuifolia is native to Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador and Nicaragua.  They grow in rainforests, tropical forests, ravines with warm humid temperate at low altitude to approximately 1000m.

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

💚Difficulty: Very Beginner 
🌱Size:  Medium to Large (indefinitely)
🌸 Blooms: Very Fragrant - coconut pina colada
🌱 Grown by: Mericlone

🌡 Temp: IW to Warm - fairly flex, but keep day/night 4-5°C difference
💧 Water:   Keep moist, but have wet / short dry cycle  Slight dry period between watering. Very forgiving in watering amount. Self watering pot works.
☁️Humidity: 30%+ low humidity tolerable if substrate is moist
💡 Light: Bright indirect (East Morning Light)
🌰 Media: Flexible - Sphagnum moss, Tree fern, cork 

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