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PlantFiles: Species Orchid, Bamboo Orchid, Sobralia
Sobralia macrantha

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Family: Orchidaceae (or-kid-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Sobralia (soh-BRAY-lee-uh) (Info)
Species: macrantha (ma-KRAN-tha) (Info)

Synonym:Cattleya macrantha

3 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade
Partial to Full Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Violet/Lavender
Purple
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall

Foliage:
Evergreen
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
Flowers are fragrant

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive BayAreaTropics On Jan 24, 2014, BayAreaTropics from Hayward, CA wrote:

I've been told by fellow SF bay area gardeners that Sobralia thrives here. You can find an article about growing them on a local papers website.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Encinitas, California
Spring Valley, California
Boca Raton, Florida
Homestead, Florida
Middleburg, Florida
Palm Harbor, Florida
Vero Beach, Florida



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