Maxillaria tenuifolia var flavescens

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This is the unusual yellow colour dwarf form of the species.

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



🌱Blooming Size


🌡 Temp

Growth season ☀️27-29°C/🌑~19°C
Winter rest a few degrees less

💧 Water

🌸Keep moist
❄️ Slight dry period between watering



💡 Light

Medium bright indirect☀️

🌰 Media

Sphagnum moss, Tree fern, cork. Use moisture rententive media to reduce dry periods.

🌸 Aroma

Yes coconut 

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