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Vanda spp.


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Scientific Name Vanda spp.
Principal Common Name Vanda
Common Name(s) Orchid
Description Vandas are high light orchids. The are big plants with big roots that prefer to hang out in open air. The are monopodials with strap-shaped leaves that angle out from the main stem in herringbone fashion. Flower spikes are produced along the upper part of the stem, generally in pattern such as very third leaf or so. There are about 48 known species.
General Comments
Nativity India, Asian Tropics, Australia
Height Range 0 - 0
Spread Range 0 - 0
Flower Showy Y
Sunset Zones
USDA Zones 1 : 2a : 2b : 3a : 3b : 4a : 4b : 5a : 5b : 6a : 6b : 7a : 7b : 8a : 8b : 9a : 9b : 10a : 10b : 11 : 12
Leaf Color Green
Leaf Texture Coarse : Strap-like : Thick
Form Epiphyte
Flower Color
Flower Time
Ease of Growing Difficult
Light Preferences Light Shade
Soil Preferences Wooden slat baskets with bark
Watering Preferences Heavy : Humid
Outstanding Features Color : Container Plant : Form : Fragrance : Indoor Plant : Speciman

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