Common Name: Albert's Epidendrum
Habitat: Costa Rica, Ecuador. Epidendrum albertii grows from 500 to 1500 meters in elevation on rocks near humid streams or on trees in wet forests.
Plant Size: Small. Epidendrum albertii has flattened, cane-like stems that are covered in many leafy sheaths. Leaves are green on top and reddish on the underside.
Flower Size: 0.25 inches (1 cm)
Flower Description: The flowers of Epidendrum albertii are small and produced on a short flower stem. Most plants produce one flower per stem.
Bloom Season: Fall
Growing Temperature: Intermediate to Warm
Additional Information: This small-flowered species is rare in cultivation and a compact grower. Mount Epidendrum albertii on a cork or tree fern mount and provide regular water and misting. Fertilize evenly throughout the year. This species likes heat and humidity.