Epidendrum albertii

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.

Synonyms: None.




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