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Masdevallia Nidifica Orchids

Masdevallia Nidifica are an excellent terrarium plant, usually gound naturally in mountainous forest and cloud areas. Nidifica Orchids can thrive in a terrarium when the conditions are right.

How to Care for Masdevallia Nidifica in Terrariums

A little bit about Masdevallia Nidifica

Masdevallia Nidifica are an excellent terrarium plant, usually gound naturally in mountainous forest and cloud areas. Nidifica Orchids can thrive in a terrarium when the conditions are right.

Family: Orchidaceae

Origin: Native from the cloud forests of Mexico, tropical regions of South America, and the Andes.

Type: Orchid

Growth Habbit: Small flowering Orchid up to 3 inches tall.

Suitable Terrarium: open-terrarium-plants,closed-terrarium-plants

Flower: Small yellow , maroon and cream flowers.

How to grow and care for Masdevallia Nidifica in Terrariums

This miniature orchid only grows to about 3 inches in size, and earns its name (nidifica means nesting in Latin) by the small nest/space at the center of the plant. Nidifica Orchids thrive in cool, shady and high mousture environments which make them an excellent addition to closed terrariums, and open terrariums when humidity is maintained.

Ideal Lighting Conditions for Masdevallia Nidifica:

Prefer low to medium indirect lighting

Ideal Temperatue Conditions for Masdevallia Nidifica:

40° to 80° F (4° to 26° C)

Ideal Watering Conditions for Masdevallia Nidifica:

Allow about half the soil/growing medium to dry out between watering.

Ideal Humidity Conditions for Masdevallia Nidifica:

70 -100%

Where to buy Masdevallia Nidifica:

Local nurseries, terrarium stores, and online marketplaces are a great place to find terrarium plants and Masdevallia Nidifica.

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