Phalaenopsis cornu-cervi ‘Red’

Family: Orchidaceae

Countries: Asia, Borneo, India, Java, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam

Phalaenopsis cornu-cervi ‘Red’ is a species of epiphytic and lithophytic orchid that originates from Java, Borneo, Myanmar, Thailand, India, Laos, and other regions, where this small sized orchid can be found growing upon rocks, trees, or other plants, in various environments, from areas of forest near rivers and in lowland locations.  Phalaenopsis cornu-cervi ‘Red’ plants can be found growing in both exposed and sheltered locations, with quite different light levels and conditions in their native environments.

Phalaenopsis cornu-cervi ‘Red’ is a small sized, warm to hot growing orchid species, which experiences a winter drought, so you will need to replicate these conditions and factor in a drier rest period with cooler temperatures from November to February to ensure that your plant grows well.  Phalaenopsis cornu-cervi ‘Red’ requires a very humid environment with good air circulation to allow the plants to dry out quickly after watering.

Phalaenopsis cornu-cervi ‘Red’ displays green, shiny leaves that are long and thin.  Various flowered forms of Phalaenopsis cornu-cervi are available, including red and green flowered forms.  Some plants require brighter lighting than others.

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