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Esmeralda clarkei

This is a discussion on Esmeralda clarkei within the Orchids of Other Genera IN BLOOM forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Very beautiful! I heard that they are cool growing. How do you manage all the ...

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    Very beautiful! I heard that they are cool growing. How do you manage all the plants with their different requirements in the same green house?

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    Lars, did you get your cathartii in US? I would like to have one. It's a great plant.

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    exotic and beautiful...Betty :-)

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    I like the colors on this one!

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    This is outstanding. I love it.

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    first time seeing this, love it!

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    This is so colorful. I wonder if I could grow it outside in California (if I could find one.)

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    Gita, when the temperature doesn't drop down below 10°C, it should not be a big problem to keep this plant outside.
    Satish, not Esmeralda clarkei. This species is also native to e.g. Hainan island in China or in Thailand. It grows at the elevation 500-1000 m, also warm.

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    Thats interesting. I read that clarkei was typicaly found at an elevation of ~2000 mts in the himalayas and preferred a cool culture (as per IOSPE). I did not buy this plant sometime back when I had an opportunity as I thought it was cool growing and might not survive the temperatures in Bangalore (alt: 1000mt)

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    BTW, what are the cultural requirements for this plant? Will keep my eyes open to see if I can find this plant!

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