Har. retrocalla ( x ), NF1593
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NF1593
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Haraella (abbreviated Har.) retrocalla (formerly known as Har. odorata) is a unique micro-miniature orchid that can bloom year round if well-cared for. It is very forgiving and can tolerate a wide temperature range. Ideally, it prefers daytime temperatures between 70°F and 80°F with a 15-20°F differential at nighttime. This adorable orchid is an excellent candidate for beginners, and an excellent orchid for terrariums with good air circulation. This native Taiwan species is found at elevations between 3,300 and 6,500 feet above sea level. Locally, it is known as 香蘭 (xiang lán) or the “fragrant orchid”.

 

Har. retrocalla has bright yellow flowers with mahogany accents and a light citrus scent. The scent and mahogany pattern mimics a female beetle, which tricks the male beetle into copulating with the flower. It can be grown mounted or in a pot, thought it does best mounted. It does not like to dry out too thoroughly. In pots, this usually means watering every 2-3 days. If growing mounted, then water daily or every other day. High humidity (about 70%) will keep them from drying out as quickly. Har. retrocalla makes an excellent companion plant for Phalaenopsis as it shares the same cultural requirements. It likes low to medium light conditions, and does very well under lights. Avoid direct sunlight as it is too intense and will burn the delicate leaves. Fertilize regularly using a dilute solution (i.e., weekly weakly). Very highly recommended!

 

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Color Yellow,Green
BloomSeason Spring,Summer,Fall
PropagationMethod Seedling
Fragrance Yes
PlantLocation Greenhouse,House,Outdoor-frost free
LightRequirement Low 800+ F.C.
Class Species
Genus Har.
HybridName retrocalla
Species True
CompactGrower True
Temperature Warm,Intermediate
Cultivar Note: Nice citrusy fragrance, Micro-mini Species

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