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B. (Bologna, Italy)
They seem to be rot-prone under less
than ideal conditions and care. Water sparingly and give extra
well-drained soil to avoid waterlogged conditions . The watering program
will change depending on temperatures and stage of growth, but it is
best not to let this plant dry out completely for any length of time. It
is sensitive to cold and should be kept warm at all times. It tends to
lose its leave and go
dormant in winter when watering should be reduced to a minimum.
To make them less prone to rotting, they can be
grafted onto P. gaeyi or P. lamairei. Plant grafted grow even faster and flower easily.