This crucifix orchid has burgundy flowers. Crucifix orchids are exotic epiphytic plants from tropical america which are very drought hardy and require little watering. It can cope with a light frost but prefers frost-free conditions.
The crucifix orchid is an exotic epiphytic plant from tropical america. This plant is very drought hardy and requires little watering, it can cope with a light frost but prefers frost-free conditions.
This vine is the source of vanilla bean and belongs to the orchid family of plants. Vanilla is cultivated on a global scale for its flavour and aroma. Growing the vine and hand-pollinating the flowers is a manual process, therefore making it very expensive to buy at the shops.