Bulbophyllum pulchellum

Bulbophyllum pulchellum

Bulbophyllum pulchellumSuch a beautiful and exotic looking orchid…. this is one I am kind of holding on to even though I don’t really have the space. I have bloomed it sucessfully on the windowsill, but I get one, perhaps two flowers. In the warm/intermediate vivarium I get about 5 flowers per bulb, and all the bulbs bloom. So I grow it in the very, […]

By |2017-10-13T11:25:46+01:00November 6th, 2011|Categories: My orchids|Tags: , , , , |8 Comments

Bulbophyllum pulchellum

Bulbophyllum pulchellumThis is a small to medium sized epiphyte from Asia. It is a pretty fast grower and produces 4-5 new bulbs per growing season for me. But supposedly it really prefers much warmer temperatures and higher humidity than what I offer it in my intermediary growing window. So although it blooms for me every year, it probably would do better cultivated in a […]

By |2017-10-13T11:25:55+01:00September 12th, 2010|Categories: My orchids|Tags: , , , |11 Comments

A Bulbophyllum pulchellum with a bark

Bulbophyllum pulchellumOk. That was a pretty cheesy title, but I could not help myself. Blame it on the heat. Because of course the weather finally turned sunny and warm again after 2 weeks of rain now that I am back to work again from vacation… oh well, that’s life. Especially in Sweden.

Back to the point. My beautiful Bulbophyllum pulchellum has outgrown its glorious IKEA cork […]

By |2017-10-13T11:26:10+01:00August 5th, 2009|Categories: My orchids|Tags: , , , , |2 Comments