Oncidium Aka Baby 'Raspberry Chocolate' HCC/AOS (3.5" very full pot in spike)
Limited offer – we will only be shipping these while the spikes are still short!
This orchid is a child of the famous Oncidium Sharry Baby, known for its strong chocolate-like scent and probably one of the most recognized orchids to anyone who has ventured beyond the “Grocery Store Phalaenopsis.” Oncidium Aka Baby offers the same fragrance, but much less intense so that it won’t run you out of the room. The plants are extremely vigorous, flowering twice or more per year with each growth typically producing two densely flowered spikes of dark red and white blooms. We originally got these in for our spring shows due to their popularity, but alas the pandemic came along. However, many of the plants are already spiking again so we decided to offer them online at a fraction of what other suppliers are selling them for. These are very full plants overflowing 3.5” square pots. We recommend moving them up into 6 or 8 inch pots as soon as new growths begin to develop. Use a medium that drains, but offers good moisture retention. While this variety is more resistant to developing genetic spotting on the leaves, allowing the plant to stay dry for too long between watering will increase the likelihood for marred foliage. We water before the pot is totally dry and have plants with excellent, clean foliage. Medium bright light is excellent, but avoid direct sun exposure. Each of these plants has at least one developing spike, and will soon start several new growths to bloom again later in the year.
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