Paphiopedilum Jack Straw 'From Wichita' @Eric Hunt

Paphiopedilum Jack Straw “From Wichita”

Paphiopedilum Pavarotti x Paphiopedilum Billy Bunter)
Originator: Barry Fraser
Registered: 2007 by Matsui Nurseries
Grown by Tim Culbertson
Photo by Eric Hunt

Background:

  • Insigne (45.7%)
  • spicerianum (21%)
  • villosum (13.1%, boxallii, duryi, fairrieanum, bellatulum

Paph. Pavarotti (Harvest Time x Divisadero)
Paph. Billy Bunter (Meadow Mist x Via Avila Beach)
No Awards

Progeny:
Paph Tuscon (Jack Straw x Hellas) 2011 Registered by G. Gardner
Paph Wonder Jack (Jack Straw x Lippewunder) 2016registered by J. Sloniker

Culture (OrchidWiz)
Light: Paph. Jack Straw is composed of species of which 92% take medium light, 42% take low light and 2% take high light. Grow this hybrid in dappled light conditions. It may be tolerant of shaded conditions.

Temperature: Paph. Jack Straw is composed of species of which 92% take warm temperatures and 89% take cool temperatures and 1% take hot temperatures. Grow this hybrid in cool to warm conditions, or 58°F to 75°F at night.

Water / Medium and Feeding Recommendation: 60%-70% humidity. Do NOT allow mature plants to dry out between waterings. Grow in a plastic pot with media that drains well but retains moisture. Commonly cultivated indoors. Fertilize weekly, very lightly (one quarter the normal dose). Common media: fine fir bark, with a little perlite.

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