Blc. Ports of Paradise ‘Esmerald Isle’


Blc. Ports of Paradise ‘Esmerald Isle’


  • Flower size
  • Supplied in a 12cm pot
  • Flower size
  • Pine bark substrate

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Blc. Ports of Paradise ‘Esmerald Isle’: Emerald Beauty for Your Orchid Collection

Get ready to fall in love with the Cymbidium Dayanum var. Cattleya Blc. Ports of Paradise ‘Esmerald Isle’, a stunning orchid with impressive emerald-green flowers. This hybrid Cattleya, resulting from the crossing of Blc. Fortune and B. digbyana, is famous for its long flowering period, citrusy fragrance, and ease of cultivation, making it a favorite among both novice and experienced collectors.

Verdant Gem:

  • Stately size: Mature plants typically reach 60 to 80 cm in height, including the upright floral stem.
  • Spectacular flowers: Large, showy flowers that last a long time (can bloom twice a year) in spring and autumn. The main attraction is the vibrant emerald-green sepals and petals, with a contrasting lip that can range from yellow to orange, enhanced by reddish veins.
  • Citrusy perfume: A pleasant, fresh lemon-like scent complements the exotic beauty of the flowers.
  • Elongated foliage: Dark green, elongated leaves complement the plant’s elegance.

Easy Care Tips for Your Blc. Ports of Paradise ‘Esmerald Isle’ to Thrive:

  • Intense, filtered light: Provide filtered sunlight during the morning and shade during the hottest part of the day. Avoid excessive direct sunlight.
  • Moderate to warm temperatures: Prefers moderate to warm temperatures, ranging between 18°C and 29°C. Avoid very cold temperatures.
  • Moderate humidity: Ideal humidity ranges between 50% and 60%. Use humidifiers, vaporization trays, or group plants to increase humidity.
  • Use humidifiers, vaporization trays, or group plants to increase humidity. Allow the top of the substrate to dry slightly between waterings. Never overwater the plant.
  • Fertilization: During the growing season (spring and summer), use a specific orchid fertilizer diluted every two or three weeks.
  • Aerated substrate: Choose a pot with good drainage and use well-aerated substrate that retains moisture, such as pine bark, charcoal, or a commercial mix suitable for Cattleyas.

Tips for Collectors:

  • The Blc. Ports of Paradise ‘Esmerald Isle’ is an easy-to-grow orchid, suitable for novice collectors.
  • Rotate the plant pot regularly to ensure all sides receive sufficient light and have even growth.
  • After flowering, cut the floral stem just above the last node with the possibility of sprouting to encourage new blooms.
  • Fertilize during the growing season to stimulate flowering. Reduce fertilization in winter.
  • Watch for signs of pests and diseases such as scale insects, aphids, or leaf spots. Take corrective measures as soon as you identify them.

Available at Tropical Orchids Portugal:

Tropical Orchids Portugal is pleased to offer the Cattleya Blc. Ports of Paradise ‘Esmerald Isle’ to make your collection even more special. Visit our website or physical store to acquire this stunning green orchid and bring a touch of exoticism to your home!

Additional information

Weight1,8 kg
Dimensions12 × 12 × 55 cm


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