Orchid Plant Size Chart

Vanda

Size

Description

Flowering Size

This is a fully matured plant that is flowering or had flowered in the past. These plants will be shipped with flower buds or spikes if available, but it is not guaranteed. Availability is subject to mother nature and customer demand. Please note that flowering plants shipped with spikes or buds are fragile and we cannot guarantee survival of buds or spikes, but we do guarantee the plant.

Blooming Size

This plant is adult size and can flower if environmental conditions are favorable for the plant.  In some cases the plant has started its first flowering cycle. We ship with spikes when ever available.  We can not guarantee a spike or that a shipped spike will survive the trip as they are very sensitive.

Medium Size

Plant that is 50% or more of the way to adult first blooming size.  It can take between 4 to 12 months to flower depending on species and growing conditions.

Seedling Size

This is a plant that has grown out of the compot and it is 20% or more of the way to adult first blooming size.  It can take between 10 to 24 months to flower depending on species and growing conditions.

Compot

This is a group of plants that have been removed from a flask and have been growing together in a community pot.  Normally a compot will have 20 or more very small plants although actual quantity varies. These plants have lived outside the flask for more than 2 months.

Flask

Sealed container from the Laboratory with seedling plants inside. Plant quantity can vary greatly, but most have 40 or more seedling plants inside.