Orchid (Vanilla pompona)

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Vine
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Plant Height: 12 to 16 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruit: Showy
Other: 4 to 6 inch long pods, resembling bananas.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Other: Yellowish-green
Bloom Size: 4"-5"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic

Vanilla Pompona - West Indian Vanilla Orchid 001

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