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Paphiopedilum venustum

1,399.00

Description

Paphiopedilum venustum, commonly known as the Venus Slipper Orchid, is a species of orchid native to Southeast Asia, specifically found in countries like Myanmar (Burma), Thailand, and Vietnam. Here’s a short summary about Paphiopedilum venustum:

 

– Appearance: Paphiopedilum venustum is a terrestrial orchid that typically grows in shady forest floors. It features a sympodial growth habit, meaning it forms multiple growth points or pseudobulbs connected by a rhizome. The leaves are usually leathery and green, with distinctive mottling or striping. The flowers are the main attraction, with a unique slipper-shaped lip that serves as a pouch to trap pollinators.

 

– Flowering: Paphiopedilum venustum produces beautiful flowers that are often white or pale pink, occasionally with darker spots or streaks. The blooms emerge on upright inflorescences from the center of the new growths. Flowering typically occurs in the spring or early summer, although the exact timing can vary depending on growing conditions and geographical location.

 

– Cultivation: Paphiopedilum venustum is a popular orchid species among collectors and enthusiasts. It can be grown in pots or containers using a well-draining orchid mix that retains some moisture. It prefers bright, indirect light and moderate temperatures, typically ranging between 18-27°C (64-81°F) during the day and slightly cooler at night. Adequate humidity levels and good air circulation are also important for its successful cultivation.

 

– Conservation: Paphiopedilum venustum is classified as a vulnerable species in the wild due to habitat loss and overcollection. As a result, it is protected by international trade regulations such as the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). Conservation efforts focus on preserving its natural habitat and promoting sustainable cultivation practices to reduce pressure on wild populations.

 

Overall, Paphiopedilum venustum is a visually captivating orchid species appreciated for its unique slipper-shaped flowers. With proper care and cultivation, it can thrive in suitable growing conditions, delighting orchid enthusiasts with its beauty.

(MRP Inclusive of all taxes)

  • Shipping Rs. 149 for entire order.
  • Plants will be shipping with pots.
  • Dispatch will be done within 3 to 5 days.
  • Delivery will be done within 2 to 4 days.
  • Country of origin: India.
  • Images may varies with the plant due to climate ,shipping, etc.

How to Care :

  • Make sure your plants are getting enough water and sunlight.
  • Recommended Soil Media: 40% Garden Soil 25% cocopeat 25% Organic manure/Vermicompost 5% charcoal chips 5% perlite.
  • Fertilize your plants once a month.
  • Avoid over-watering your plants.
  • Cut off any dead or diseased Leaves.
  • Make Sure Pots Have Drainage Holes.
  • Don’t Repot Immediately after received wait for at least 2-3 Days.

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