Brassocatanthe Taiwan Chamelon ‘Chamelon’ (2.5” pot – 2 years to bloom)
New! We don’t yet have our own photo of this one. The image of this new introduction from Ta-Hsin Orchids in Taiwan was provided by our U.S. wholesale source for the plants. We are seeing this exact same orchid in the same size pot selling on E**y.com for $29.95 or more. It is a cross between two well known Brassavola nodosa hybrids, Bct. Mickey’s Freckles and Bsn. Makai. Based on those parents we expect these plants to reach 10 to 12 inches in height at maturity and make specimens easily, but with the ability to flower when still smaller. Fragrance is also expected as it is present in both parents. Like all hybrids that feature Brassavola nodosa in their family tree, this orchid appreciates good light and excellent drainage. As plants grow out of their current pots, we recommend using larger media and if you grow in a controlled environment or summer your plants outdoors in heat and humidity, then a basket is a great choice. Note: Do not immediately repot your plant upon receipt. Step up only once new growth is hanging over the edge of the pot and beginning to produce new roots. Don’t overpot or you will likely delay flowering of your plant as they will bloom best when their root system is somewhat cramped.
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