Growability scale = 2 (1=easy, 10=difficult)
Angraecum calceolus is a miniature plant, generally not exceeding 10-12" across or less. This is a plant that will nearly grow and bloom itself. The blooms are 3/4" to 1", usually green though at times shading to white. The plant is well known for self seeding, with seed pods maturing in 6-7 months. The blooms are borne on spikes of about a foot long. There are usually multiple spikes and multiple bloom seasons during the year. We grow Angraecum calceolus in a fairly fine mix, usually fine fir bark. The plant has no moisture storage system and should not be allowed to get overly dry. We prefer to keep them just barely moist at all times. Temps should be intermediate, 60-85 degrees, the light should be very bright shade to medium indirect. Cool temps may mar the leaves, a sign of a minor fungal infection. Keeping the air circulation up will help prevent this, but keeping the temps above 65 at night are your best defense.
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