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I had one in an enclosure a while ago, and it mostly stayed around 70-74F at around 60% RH. Flowered once, and when it went dormant I had a tough time with it and ended up dying. I'm hesitant to try it again since I don't seem to do well with dormancy. What's the fragrance like? The one I had seemed to smell very similar to fish oil.
 

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Other than a shallow clay pot I give it no special care whatsoever. I spray it in the face with water; I fertilize it when I feel like it; I stick it on the floor of the growspace where it doesn't really get good light or drainage; etc etc. It's an afterthought plant to amuse me between slippers lol.
 
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I had one in an enclosure a while ago, and it mostly stayed around 70-74F at around 60% RH. Flowered once, and when it went dormant I had a tough time with it and ended up dying. I'm hesitant to try it again since I don't seem to do well with dormancy. What's the fragrance like? The one I had seemed to smell very similar to fish oil.
Exactly the same with mine!😵‍💫
 

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It isn't difficult IMO...If it won't grow for you in a pot, try it on a cork mount. medium light is enough but for sure you want to keep it on the dry side once the leaves have dropped off. A great species to have!
 

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