beallara is an intergeneric hybrid between brassia x cochlioda x miltonia x odontoglossum. beallara “eurostar” is sometimes sold under the name cambria.
beallara “eurostar” welcomes a bright position with some morning and/or evening sun. a light shaded place will be tolerated.
this orchid can be cultivated at room temperature the year round and needs a winter minium of 14 °c/57 °f.
beallara “eurostar” is not suitable for growing it in a regular potting soil. a special orchid mix (with fir bark and peat moss) must be used. it should be repotted every 2-3 years, when it begins to outgrow the pot and the soil is going to break down.
drench the soil well, water flowing out of the pot should be removed after a few minutes. wet legs can cause rotten roots. before adding water next let it become moderately dry. if kept to dry its pseudobulbs can shrinkle.
a half diluted orchid fertilizer can be given monthly in spring/summer and every six to eight weeks in fall and winter (if placed at room temperature).
beallara “eurostar” welcomes if sprayed over every morning, so the water can evaporate throughout the day. this gives the orchid some extra humidity and it can tolerate if the soil gets a bit drier.
reblooming beallara “eurostar”
after the flower spike has dried it can be cutted. the old growth will not bloom again. after blooming the plant is showing new shoots. eight to twelfe months later they will build theyr pseudobulbs. now beallara “eurostar” is ready for blooming again.
for producing its inflorescense a few weeks at approx. 16 °c/60 °f can be helpful. until it’s showing the flower spike it has to be kept a bit drier and must not be feeded.
beallara “eurostar” can be propagated by division.