Oeceoclades decaryana – Native Exotics – Seed Grown
This is an unusual genus found mostly in Madagascar and most species are terrestrial. This genus is a warm intermediate grower. This is an unusual species found in southern Africa.
These specimens are well hardened-off seed-grown plant from our lab here at Native Exotics. It’s small, about 1-2″ across. They’re still young, so some of the adult characteristics aren’t visible yet.
This plant prefers warm intermediate conditions, which means that it should be kept around 75-85°F during the day and 60-65°F at night with a very high relative humidity, allow to dry out some between watering.
Orchids as a genus, in most cases prefer high humidity, at least 55% RH for most species. In addition, they should be watered with distilled water, rainwater or reverse osmosis water rather than tap or well water. Fertilizing Orchids should only be done every two weeks using a fertilizer specifically for Orchids.