Stanhopea candida


Stanhopea candida


  • AgeYoung Plant
    2 years for flowering
    Type of VaseCultivation pot 9.5cm
    SubstrateSphagnum moss
    Cultivation LocationInterior / Exterior
    Light LevelShade 70%

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Immerse Yourself in the Delicate Fragrance of Stanhopea candida: An Enchanting Orchid from Tropical Orchids Portugal

Step into the world of hanging orchids with Stanhopea candida, available at Tropical Orchids Portugal. This South American native captivates collectors with its downward-facing flowers, exuding a gentle wintergreen scent, and its compact size, perfect for indoor cultivation.

Origin and Characteristics:

  • Native to tropical regions of South America, such as Brazil and Venezuela.
  • Family: Orchidaceae, genus Stanhopea.
  • Epiphytic plant, growing supported on trees or rocks in nature.
  • Small, rounded pseudobulbs that store water and nutrients.
  • Leaves: Leathery, elongated, and dark green.
  • Hanging inflorescences with downward-facing flowers, measuring 3 to 5 cm in diameter.
  • Delicately scented flowers, reminiscent of wintergreen, primarily at night to attract nocturnal pollinators.
  • Flowers have fused sepals and petals in shades of cream-yellow to brown, with a white lip (labellum) spotted with purple, creating a unique appearance.

Why Choose Stanhopea candida:

  • Scented and Hanging Flowers: Enjoy the gentle wintergreen fragrance from the downward-facing flowers, creating a unique sensory experience.
  • Compact Size: Ideal for cultivation in hanging baskets, balconies, or shelves, adapting well to indoor spaces.
  • Adapted to Epiphytic Growth: Thrives on wooden mounts or tree bark, mimicking its natural habitat.
  • Relatively Easy to Care For: Requires moderate watering, filtered light, and high humidity.
  • Suitable for Warm and Humid Climates: Adapts well to mild to warm temperatures.

To properly cultivate your Stanhopea candida and stimulate flowering, follow our recommendations:

  • Light: Provide abundant filtered light, avoiding direct sunlight during the hottest hours of the day.
  • Watering: Water moderately, allowing the substrate to almost dry out between waterings. Increase the frequency during hotter periods.
  • Humidity: Moderate to high humidity is ideal. Use a humidifier, place the pot on a tray with water and pebbles, or mist the plant regularly.
  • Temperature: Prefers mild to warm temperatures, between 18°C and 29°C.
  • Fertilization: Fertilize monthly during the growing season with a specific orchid fertilizer diluted in the watering.

With Tropical Orchids Portugal, you will have access to:

  • Healthy, pest-free plants.
  • Expert orchid support.
  • Specific substrates and fertilizers for epiphytic cultivation.
  • Growing tips to ensure success with your Stanhopea candida.

Let yourself be enveloped by the delicate fragrance of Stanhopea candida and be amazed by the beauty of its hanging flowers. Enhance your indoor environment with this compact and unique orchid. Visit our website or contact us to acquire yours today!

Additional information

Weight,5 kg
Dimensions10 × 10 × 30 cm


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