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Bifrenaria aureofulva

Yolk-Yellow Bifrenaria

Bifrenaria aureofulva

Care
  1. 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.
  2. Soil Fine orchid bark (seedling grade), orchid moss.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Temperature Warm during summer. Needs a temperate winter rest period at 15 to 20 °C (59 to 68 °F) to get into bloom.
  6. Propagation By division is possible.

Bifrenaria aureofulva

Bifrenaria aureofulva

Profile
  1. Scientific name
    Bifrenaria aureofulva
  2. Common name(s)
    Yolk-Yellow Bifrenaria
  3. Family
    Orchidaceae
  4. Origin
    Brazil
  5. Height
    10 to 20 cm
  6. Toxic No but not edible