Mule-Ear Orchid (Trichocentrum undulatum)

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Trichocentrum undulatum Accepted
Oncidium undulatum Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Brown
Other: Yellowish-orange with reddish brown mottling and white center column
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Bulb
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Other: Division of pseudobulbs.
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic

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