Friday, June 14, 2013

Maxillaria tenuifolia

Maxillaria tenuifolia - Flower photo by Richard LindbergMaxillaria tenuifolia - Flower photo by Richard LindbergMaxillaria tenuifolia - Plant photo by Richard LindbergI have several Maxillaria tenuifolia plants. This is one of two that I consider collection plants. They have different colors and fragrance.

Maxillaria tenuifolia grows in Mexico and northern Central America. It is cool to hot growing and very fragrant. It blooms in spring and summer.

I am going to up-pot this and move it to a brighter location. Now, the back of the plant is shaded and I can see a big difference. If it were more out in the open it would do better.

I have three plants that are larger than this one. They are going to be made into large divisions and sold. Everybody needs a Maxillaria tenuifolia in their collection.

10 comments:

  1. I do not have a Maxillaria tenuifolia yet. When you sell, I'd love to claim one to purchase and own. Thank you! Callie

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  3. My tenuifolia flower is red which is what I typically see here in FL. I grow mine in aliflora pellets and water it almost everyday. I up-potted mine this year and was still able to take some nice cuttings to use for trade. Mine has a cinnamon coconut bloom fragrance. What is the fragrance of yours?

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  5. Hi Richard,
    Do you still have one of these put aside for me, or should I bid on the EBay listing? Thank you! Callie

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    1. I have one for you, never fear. $5 no bidding.

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  6. Yay...thank you! If I win the other plant, can you ship them together? What's the typical cut off as to how many plants can fit in a priority box?

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  7. That's going to Michigan, zip 49238 (btw)

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