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Chelonistele amplissima is a species from Borneo. In the wild this epiphytic species grows in hill and montane forests at elevations between 800 and 2,300 metres. Plants seem to have two growth phases, the remain small and under 15 cm tall and then they grow larger for unknown reasons, once larger the plant will flower, the flowers measure 3cm.


This plant is in its first phase and is growing in a pot. Grow Chelonistele amplissima on a mount or in a pot, with a soil, perlite and medium/fine bark mix. Grow your plant in moderate light, never in direct sunlight and keep it evenly moist. Grow in an intermediate or cool greenhouse and with night-time temperatures of 11-18 degrees and daytime temperatures of 22 to 28 degrees. This species grows best when given a difference between day and night temperature. Plants are well suited for growing indoors if given the right conditions.


Family –        Orchidaceae

Plant Passport - A Chelonistele amplissima B 140084 c 10819 d GB

Chelonistele amplissima

SKU: Chelonistele amplissima

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