Vanilla planifolia is a species of orchid native to Mexico and Central America. It is a vining plant that will greatly benefit from having a moss pole or trellis. This is the variegated version with light green stripes on the leaves. Blooms pale yellow flowers in the Spring.
TYPE: Established cuttings in a 3 inch pot
GROWING MEDIUM: Peat, perlite, and bark mix
- LIGHT: Bright, indirect; higher light will bring out more variegation
- WATER: Allow to dry almost completely before watering
- HUMIDITY: Average home humidity levels of 40-60%
- FERTILIZE: Once a month during Spring and Summer