Pink Mokara Orchid Chark Kuan


The pink Mokara Chark Kuan is an epiphytic growing, trigeneric orchid hybrid, a crossing between Aranda Christine (seed parent) and Ascocenda Cholburi (pollen parent).

Mokara orchids (abbreviation: Mkra.), like the beautiful Mokara Chark Kuan Pink, are cross breedings between the orchid species Vanda, Ascocentrum and Arachnis. Mokara orchid hybrids has been developed in Singapore in the year 1969 and are nowadays very popular as potted plants or cut flowers all over the world for their extraordinary, long-lasting flowers. Mokara Chark Kuan has been registered with the Royal Horticultural Society in the year 1976 by Lum Chin Orchids, an orchid nursery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Flowers of the Mokara Chark Kuan hybrid get a size of about 7-8 cm in diameter and are available in several colours, like pink, orange and red.

Mokara orchids are considered as easy to care and can be recommended for orchid beginners. Plants require a good air movement and should be watered and fertilized regularly, but they doesn`t tolerate sitting in water, as it will cause root rot.

Mokara Chark Kuan Pink
Flower Photography © Orchids
Image: Mokara Chark Kuan Pink
Photographer: Kitisak “Nat” Jaidee

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