Phalaenopsis gigantea

Species

Phalaenopsis gigantea is named for the giant size of its leaves, which can grown over 2 feet in length on a mature plant. This orchid is endemic to Borneo and was first described in 1909. It is the largest known Phalaenopsis species. warm to hot growing orchid although not difficult to grow, (gigantea) seedlings take significantly longer to reach maturity than other speciesparticularly susceptible to rot if water gets trapped between the leavesallow potting media to dry out completely between watering Phal. gigantea needs its entire root system to keep the large leaves hydrated, so as a result is very sensitive to getting its roots disruptedprefers higher light than most phalaenopsis

 

Phalaenopsis gigantea

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