Is it a real
They are real and live plants that are reproduced in a laboratory.
They are neither miniatures nor bonsais.
What is the material they are planted in?
They are planted in a gel called medium that contains
all the necessary nutrients so that the plant develops normally
the vial without any type of intervention while keep in in
How does the plant survive inside
The plant survives thanks to the nutrients contained in the
gel or medium.
How long can the plant remain inside
The plant can remain inside the vial around 8 weeks, besides
the time estimated of point of sale: 3 to 4 weeks. Nevertheless,
the plant can be taken out once you have obtained the product.
Does the plant inside the vial continue
Yes, the plant, thanks to the nutrients in the gel, will experience
changes of size and form. The growing of leaves and roots is
evident to simple view.
What happened if the vial is opened?
If the vial is opened, there exists a high possibility that
spores of fungus and bacteria will enter the vial and land
on the gel, where they will grow satisfactorily thanks to the
richness of nutrients that the gel contains. If fungus or bacteria
develops on the gel, it will immediately compete with the plant
for the nutrients, later destroying the plant. The fungus and
bacteria will even feed off the plant itself. It is for this
reason that the vial should be opened only at the moment of
Do the orchid and coffee plants grow
The species of orchids and coffee in the vial are normal plants
like any of their species, and give flowers and normal fruits.
They are neither miniature species nor bonsais.
How long does it take for the plant
to flower? (In the case of the orchid plant)
That will depend on the species. The cattleyas (Cattleya
skinneri, Cattleya dowiana, Cattleya violacea) will take
around 4 to 5 years to emit the first flower depending on the
care and the conditions
of climate. There are faster species such as the Trichocentrum
shallot, the Oncidium dichromaticum f. roseum or the Dendrobium
antennatum which can delay up to 3 years for the first flower
What are the odds of survival?
If you adequately continue the instructions for transplanting,
the odds are high, especially if you take into account that
the substrate is included in the product and the state of development
is the apt one.
How do you remove the plant from the
You can remove the plant with tweezers or you can shake it