Encyclia subulatifolia

Common Name: Twisted Leaf Encyclia

Habitat: Mexico. Encyclia subulatifolia grows on oak tree twigs in open, dry forests between 1500 to 2100 meters in elevation.

Plant Size: Miniature. Encyclia subulatifolia does not have true pseudobulbs. Rather, it has thickened stems and two or three fleshy, cylindrical leaves.

Flower Size: 0.5 inches (1.5 cm)

Flower Description: A few flowers grow on a lax or drooping flower stem that is either unbranched or branched. Flowers are fragrant.

Bloom Season: Mid-Winter to Summer

Growing Temperature: Cool to Warm (Adaptable)

Additional Information: Grow Encyclia subulatifolia on cork or wood mounts. Provide bright light and let the roots dry some between watering. Attractive and compact.

Synonyms: Epidendrum subulatifolium; Microepidendrum subulatifolium; Microepidendrum subulatifolium


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