Beallara (now known as 'Aliceara') orchids are an Oncidium alliance intergeneric cross between Brassia, Cochlioda, Miltonia and Odontoglossum. Very robust and easy to care, Tahoma Glacier 'Ithan' has massive showy white speckled flowers reaching 3 inches in size! Will bloom at any time of the year.
Registered name: Beallara Tahoma Glacier 'Ithan'
Parent lineage: Brassia, Cochlioda, Miltonia and Odontoglossum
Pot Size: 4in
Plant height: 14in
Blooming size: YES, blooms last several months
Bloom info: 3in white speckled star-shaped flowers with ruffled lip, will bloom at any time of year from new bulbs
Fragrant: Yes, holiday spices with notes of clove and cinnamon.
Potting mix: Long fiber sphagnum or fine orchid bark, repot every 2-3 years (after blooming)
Light: Medium-bright indirect light. Keep out of direct sunbeams.
Water: Water deeply when media is nearly dry (about once a week). Do not allow to stay dry for long periods.
Temp: Intermediate (45F min night, 70F max day), hardy
Humidity: 60-70%, tolerant of lower humidity
Fertilizing: 1/2 strength urea-free fertilizer, every other watering. Decrease to monthly in winter and flush pot monthly with regular water to prevent salt and nitrogen build up.