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Coconut Orchid

Coconut Orchid

Maxillaria tenuifolia

  • Family Name: Orchidaceae, Sub-family: Epidendrum
  • Origin: Veracruz, Mexico
  • One of the most popular orchids because of its fragrance; the Coconut orchid smells just like a Pina Colada. It is recognized by its long, thin leaves and deep red blooms. Prefers daytime temperature of 80-90­°F. Plants propagate easily. Grows well on tree trunks and in the rain forest. Epiphytic, Lithophytic
  • Water and Fertilizer: Keep plant moist. Feed every 3rd or 4th watering 20-10-20
  • Sun Exposure: Medium Light
  • Bloom Time: April and May
  • Zone: 10-12