B and T World Seeds' reference number:
The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Cattleya maxima is cold hardy
USDA Zone:i intermediate (Orchids)
|Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence:
frag., LILAC,-PURPLE - ORANGE marking
|Cattleya maxima sales history
Common names for Cattleya maxima:
is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.
|4||: Orchid Seed List|
|54||: Ecuadorean Native and Introduced Plants|
|55||: Fragrant or Aromatic Flower or Foliage Plant Seeds|
|82||: Peruvian and Bolivian Natives|
|91||: Colombian Native and Introduced Plants|
|110||: South American Native Plant Seed List|
Some knowledge about growing from seed is necessary to germinate even the easiest seeds.
Most seeds require humidity to germinate, even desert plants like
require that their growing medium remains moist until germination.|
Most seeds require oxygen to germinate, if buried too deep in their growing medium, or if the medium is too wet,
the seeds may not get the oxygen they require.
Cattleya maxima seeds will usually germinate in 90-365 days, even under good conditions germination may be erratic.