Bifrenaria aureofulva

Yolk-Yellow Bifrenaria

Bifrenaria aureofulva

Care

Lighting

Bifrenaria aureofulva is suitable for part shaded or bright to part sunny places with morning, evening and winter sun. From hot summer sun it should be protected. During hot summer weeks it can be placed light shaded in the garden or on the balcony.

Soil

Fine orchid bark (seedling grade), orchid moss.

Watering

Let the soil moderately dry between the waterings to about 70 % of the pots height. Reduce watering if placed temperate during winter. Avoid overwatering such as underwatering.

Bifrenaria aureofulva

Feeding

When the plant is actively growing (from spring to fall) feed monthly with liqiud orchid fertilizer or liquid organic vegetable fertilizer. If Bifrenaria aureofulva does not want to flower a temperate winter rest period with reduced watering can be helpful.

Temperature

Warm during summer. Needs a temperate winter rest period at 15 to 20 °C (59 to 68 °F) to get into bloom.

Propagation

By division is possible.

Profile

Scientific name

Bifrenaria aureofulva

Common name(s)

Yolk-Yellow Bifrenaria

Family

Orchidaceae

Origin

Brazil

Height

10 to 20 cm

Toxic

No but not edible

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