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 (2972) Vanda (Trudelia)-cristata
Genus: Vanda (Trudelia)
Species: cristata
Indigenous to: India

another cooler-growing Vanda species of the Himalayas that is more compact than many of its relatives, this accommodating plant has thinner leaves than V. corulea and V. tricolor and produces numerous short spikes with gorgeous, 2" fragrant green flowers with a shockingly large and colorful red/white lip with a forked tip.

Growing Tip: Needs bright light to flower properly.

 Blooming Season:
Spring,Summer Blooming
 Light Requirements:
Bright; 2500-3500 Footcandles (very bright indirect light)
 Temperature:
Cool,Intermediate to Warm; 40°F min. to 95°F max.(tolerant of extremes,favoring cool)
 Deciduous:
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FragrantFragrant
 Catalog number:2972_8920
 Mount:
Stick Mounted Plant
 Size:
Near Blooming Size (should flower within the year)
 Watering:
Moist; 3-5 waterings per week (let dry lightly between waterings)
 Price:
 Catalog number:2972_5588
 Mount:  Size:  Watering:
Stick Mounted Plant Blooming Size (mature flowering size plant) Moist; 3-5 waterings per week (let dry lightly between waterings)
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 Catalog number:2972_2537
 Mount:  Size:  Watering:
Stick Mounted Plant Small Blooming Size (small blooming plant but not yet fully matured) Moist; 3-5 waterings per week (let dry lightly between waterings)
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