Orchid (Cymbidium Elma)

Alternative cultivar names:
'Ichiro Otuka'

Trade name information:
Trade Name: Elma
Cultivar name: 'Elma'
General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Underground structures: Bulb
Propagation: Seeds: Will not come true from seed
Other info: Seeds require a specialised medium, as they do not contain their own food source.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Needs repotting every 2 to 3 years
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic
Parentage: Cymbidium floribundum X Cymbidium ensifolium

Posted by Australis (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia - Zone 10b) on Mar 7, 2018 11:46 PM

Cym. Elma (floribundum X ensifolium) and Cym. Ichiro Otuka (floribundum X niveomarginatum) were originally registered separately, but reclassifications of the parents have now meant that Ichiro Otuka is considered a synonym of Elma.

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