Lycaste cruenta


Lycaste cruenta


State:Flower age
Age:Adult Palnt
Type of Pot:Pot 12cm
Substrate:Pine bark
Cultivation location:Interior / Exterior
Light Level:Shade

Out of stock


Lycaste cruenta – A Beauty with a Blood-Red Kiss

Embrace the Charm of Lycaste cruenta

Step into the realm of captivating blooms with Lycaste cruenta, an orchid that unveils a fascinating play of colors and fragrances. This enchanting flower, native to the vibrant landscapes of Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras, is a terrestrial orchid that gracefully adorns the ground rather than trees.

A Symphony of Golden Hues and Fiery Accents

Lycaste cruenta is renowned for its captivating flowers, each a masterpiece painted in nature’s palette. The petals, typically adorned in shades of yellow or yellow-green, radiate warmth and elegance. At the heart of this floral symphony lies a striking lip, ablaze with a vibrant orange or fiery red hue, adding a touch of drama and intrigue to the composition. These captivating flowers, measuring about 8 cm wide, exude a sweet cinnamon fragrance, delicately perfuming the air with their enchanting aroma.

A Rewarding Companion for Orchid Enthusiasts

Despite its exotic beauty, Lycaste cruenta is surprisingly easy to grow, making it an ideal choice for both novice and experienced orchid enthusiasts. This resilient orchid thrives in environments bathed in bright, indirect light and prefers cool temperatures ranging between 13°C and 29°C. While it appreciates regular watering, it is crucial to allow the soil to dry out between waterings to avoid root rot. As a moderate feeder, Lycaste cruenta requires only occasional fertilization, once or twice a year, with a balanced orchid fertilizer.

Caring for Your Lycaste cruenta: An Orchid Happiness Guide

To ensure your Lycaste cruenta flourishes and adorns your home with its captivating blooms, follow these simple care guidelines:

  • Potting: Provide your Lycaste cruenta with a comfortable home by planting it in a well-draining potting mix specifically formulated for orchids.

  • Humidity: Lycaste cruenta thrives in moderate humidity. To maintain an ideal environment, consider misting your plant regularly or placing it on a pebble tray with water.

  • Repotting: Every two or three years, or when your Lycaste cruenta outgrows its current pot, give it a fresh start by repotting it into a larger container.

Lycaste cruenta: A Treasure of Enchantment

Lycaste cruenta is more than just a beautiful orchid; it is an embodiment of nature’s artistry, a symbol of resilience, and a source of endless fascination. With its captivating flowers, easy-going nature, and rich cultural heritage, Lycaste cruenta is a treasure of enchantment, ready to grace your home and enrich your orchid collection.

Embrace the Lycaste cruenta Experience Today!

Order your Lycaste cruenta from Tropical Orchids Portugal and embark on a journey of cultivating this captivating orchid. Witness its transformation from bud to bloom and delight in the sweet fragrance that fills your space. With proper care, your Lycaste cruenta will reward you with years of beauty and elegance, becoming a cherished companion in your orchid sanctuary.

A Wise Tip:

Complement the care of your Lycaste cruenta with our Orchid Focus Grow fertilizer, designed to promote healthy growth and vibrant blooms. Additionally, consider incorporating Orchid Focus Bloom into your orchid care routine to encourage abundant and spectacular flowering.

Together, these products will transform your Lycaste cruenta into a flourishing masterpiece, a testament to your dedication and passion for the wonders of the orchid kingdom.

Additional information

Weight,8 kg
Dimensions12 × 12 × 45 cm


There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Lycaste cruenta”

Receba as últimas novidades em sua caixa de entrada.

Subscreva a nossa Newsletter

Get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

Subscribe to our Newsletter

We've received your registration, news on the way!