Pleurothallis titan red – The Giant Pleurothallis

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Pleurothallis (Acronia) titan red – The Giant Pleurothallis

A large sized, cool growing epiphyte that is found in Colombia and Panama at elevations of 1000 to 1300 meters with erect, stout ramicauls enveloped basally by 2 to 3, close, tubular sheaths and another below the middle and carrying a single, apical, suberect to spreading, coriaceous, ovate, acute, acuminate, basally sessile and deeply cordate leaf that blooms in the winter and spring on a successive solitary flower arising through a reclining spathe and holding the large flower close against the leaf base. 

Keep plant in partial shade. Plant can be grown in cool to warm conditions. Pot the plant in fine bark with perlite or sphagnum moss. Water regularly and keep potting media moist.

Pot size: 3-4" pot 
Plant size: 10”–14"
Flower size: 1" (2.5 cm)
Color(s): Red
Bloom: Blooming size
Bloom Season: Spring – Winter
Temperature: Intermediate – Cool (50º–80ºF)
Light Level: partial shade
Water: Keep moist
Fertilizer: Little every 2 weeks
Air circulation: Medium
Humidity: 60% - 80%