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Vanilla planifolia varigated - Variegated Vanilla

4" Nursery Pot

Introducing the Vanilla planifolia variegated plant, a stunning and rare specimen that elevates any space with its unique coloring. Characterized by its elegant variegated leaves featuring delicate cream-colored streaks on a lush green backdrop, this vanilla orchid cultivar adds a touch of sophistication to indoor gardens and botanical collections. 

Ed's Plant Profile

  • Botanical Name: Vanilla Plantifolia
  • Common Name: Vanilla Orchid Variegated, Vanilla Orchid
  • Family: Orchidaceae
  • Native Range: Mexico, Central America

Ed's Care Guide

  • Care Level: Advanced
  • Light: Shade, medium indirect light
  • Water: Do not allow to completely dry, water thoroughly when growing medium begins to dry, but avoid keeping this plant soaking wet
  • Humidity: 50-80%
  • Temperature: 60–85F
  • PruningPrune as needed to remove brown or dead leaves and control growth.
  • FeedingUse a general-purpose liquid houseplant fertilizer at half strength once every month during the growing season 
    • Propagation: Stem Cuttings
    • Pests: Look out for aphids, spider mites, & mealybugs
    • Toxicity: non-toxic

      Vanilla planifolia, the source of vanilla beans, is prized for its exotic fragrance and unique culinary applications, making it a delightful addition to any garden. With its moderate care requirements and ability to thrive in diverse climates, it is suitable for growers of all skill levels, offering the rewarding experience of cultivating one's own vanilla beans. Whether grown indoors in containers or outdoors in suitable climates, vanilla planifolia provides both novice and experienced gardeners with the opportunity to enjoy the satisfaction of nurturing a cherished plant and reaping its aromatic rewards.