Species: Restrepia cuprea
Native to: Colombia
Temperature preference: Warm to cool growing
Water preferences: Medium to high moisture
Terrestrial or epiphytic: Epiphytic
General Information and Care: Restrepia cuprea makes an excellent addition to a terrarium. Glass Box Tropicals rates this as a medium size orchid for terrariums, meaning it is about 4-6" in height and width. This orchid can easily fit in most any setup. This orchid does best when mounted epiphytically, meaning mounted on a piece of wood or rock in your hardscape. It should be noted that it does not seem to like to dry out for any long period of time. Overall, Restrepia cuprea is an excellent choice for a terrarium and can really turn into a centerpiece that will definitely get some attention!
Glass Box Tropicals Plant Care Rating: 7
Shipped Size: Blooming size division, may be mounted or unmounted.