Box of 5 Oncidium orchids from the McBean’s collection

£125.00

McBean’s are offering you an opportunity to start your own collection of Oncidiums orchids. Please note, none of these plants are currently in flower. These plants are near flowering size and are seedlings so can differ from the pictures. Price includes delivery.

The selection includes the following Oncidiums: Oncidium Alexandrae x McBean’s Diana (cream/white) Oncidium McBean’s Samira (cream/pink) Oncidium Gayii (small/yellow) Oncidium keighleyensis (small/pink/orange). Oncidium Ingmar x Lynx – sold out

Terracotta pots and spanish moss not included.

Please note we will not send in very hot conditions as this stresses the orchids. No delivery available for Thursday 6th August or Friday 7th August. 

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History:

The Oncidium is a large and highly varied orchid with around 400 species and even more hybrids.They are exceptionally beautiful and McBean’s has provided Oncidiums for many Royal marriage bouquets over the years and we have some breeding plants that are over seventy years old. In the past Oncidiums have changed hands for many thousands of pounds and are still highly sought after. Baron Schroeder paid 5600 pounds for one in 1907!

Details:

  • They like temperatures of 16oC to 24oC degrees
  • They like low light levels and normal humidity
  • They can be prone to over watering
  • We recommend using rainwater when watering/feeding
  • Flowers may last 5 to 7 weeks
  • Peak flowering period occurs during the Autumn and Winter or late Spring

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