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Cat Leopoldii culture suggestions , bright light?

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    Cattleya Leopoldii culture suggestions , bright light?
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    Cattleya Leopoldii is one of the tall cattleya species and can reach up to 4 feet. Culture is similar to other species.

    Bright light will not enough for it. It needs direct sunlight to do well. But must protect from afternoon harsh sunlight.

    They are warm loving species .

    Adequate watering during active growth phase to avoid shriveling. As with all cattleya, use well drain potting mix. Fertilize once a week will do.

    Happy growing.

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    I looked up the OrchidWiz information. Your plant is found in dense swampy forests in the tops of trees in Brazil. I am guessing all but full sun and more water and higher humidity, somewhat like a vanda is necessary. Also; as grow in the tops of trees they will require a higher level of wind movement as well. Sounds like a plant that would love my vanda section...I may have to find one. lol

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