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Orchid cactus 'Three Oranges'  


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Three Oranges is a variety of Orchid cactus which is a member of the Epiphyllum family. Its botanical name is Epiphyllum 'Three Oranges'. Three Oranges is a hybrid variety. Blooms normally display as a colour very similar to   Outrageous Orange.

“First row dark orange with magenta edge, second row tannish-orange with orange midstripe, outer orange with dark red-purple edge. Overlapping cup and saucer form. Tall triangular growth, somewhat branching.”

A type of Succulent, it mainly grows as a Perennial plant - which means it typically grows best over a long period (from 3 years+). Three Oranges is known for growing with a scandent-like habit to a height of approximately 3.05 metres (that's 9.91 feet in imperial).

Three Oranges Orchid cactus tends to need a moderate amount of maintenance, so ensuring that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for this plant is quite important to ensure you have a happy and healthy plant.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Three Oranges have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Three Oranges

  • Partial Sun

  • Low

Use a diluted 10-10-10 fertilizer during the growing period in spring and fall. To encourage blooms use a 2-10-10 ratio around February.

Three Oranges likes a position of partial sun and remember to apply water fairly sparingly. Three Oranges is generally regarded as a half hardy plant, so remember to protect this plant from frosts and low temperatures.

Growing Three Oranges from seed

Transplanting Three Oranges

Three Oranges is half hardy, so ensure you wait until all danger of frost has passed in your area before considering planting outside.

Harvesting Three Oranges

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