Epidendrum cnemidophorum - Leg-Armor Epidendrum

Epidendrum cnemidophorum

Common Name: Leg-Armor Epidendrum

Native to: Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica. Epidendrum cnemidophorum grows in humid could forests on trees.

Plant Size: Medium

Flower Size: 2 inches (5 cm)

Flower Description: Flowers are dark in color and attractive. The flower spike has between 3 and 10 flowers in the winter.

Bloom Season: Winter

Growing Temperature: Warm to Cool

Additional Information: Grow Epidendrum cnemidophorum either mounted or grown in well-drained pots with a coarse growing media. Provide constant moisture and fertilizer throughout the year. Newer cultivars are coming on the market that have improved flower color and form.

Synonyms: Encyclia affinis, Epidendrum affine, Epidendrum macrobotryum

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