Epidendrum compressibulbum - Compressed Pseudobulb Epidendrum

Epidendrum compressibulbum

Common Name: Compressed Pseudobulb Epidendrum

Native to: Peru. Epidendrum compressibulbum grows in damp mountain forests. This species grows on tree branches around 1000 meters in elevation.

Plant Size: Medium. The plant has compressed pseudobulbs with two or three oblong leaves.

Flower Size: Tiny. 4 mm.

Flower Description: The tiny flowers are tightly clustered along a 12 inch (30 cm) branched flower stem. Up to 100 flowers bloom at a time.

Bloom Season: Fall

Growing Temperature: Cool to Warm

Additional Information: This species is highly attractive and unique. Grow in a pot or slatted basket or mounted on cork or tree fern slab. Epidendrum compressibulbum needs water and fertilizer year round for best results. While it is not the easiest plant to grow, it is worth they effort. Provide humidty and air circulation for best results.

Synonyms: None.

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