Orchid Cattleya

Plant Details

Family:

Orchidaceae

Common Name: 

Cattleya

Scientific Name:

Cattleya

Other details: 

Cattleya has often been called the Queen of Orchids. They occur in all colors except in true bule and black. 

Plant Care

Bloom color: 

Several Colors

Sun Exposure:
  No Sun

Drought Tolerance:

WaterWaterWater

Fertilization recommended for plants in Aruba:

To kick start the blooming process by April, a high phosphorus fertilizer can be applied: 
Better Bloom
11-35-15 


Products recommended: 


Fertilizers:

Orchid Plus
20-14-13

Seaweed Fertilizer
0-0-1 

     
Insect & disease: Biological product
(Prod used by Fantastic Gardens)
OMRI
Conventional product

Scales

Mealy Bugs

Trips

Botanigard

Naturalize 

Imidacloprid
Repeat after one week with
M-Pede

Avid

Fungus Cease Dithane