Epidendrum arnoldii

Common Name: Arnold's Epidendrum

Habitat: Columbia. Epidendrum arnoldii is native to a small area of central Columbia and grows in dwarf, wet mountain forests between 2800 to 3300 meters in elevation. This species grows as a terrestrial plant. It is possible that it is extinct in the wild.

Plant Size: Large.

Flower Size: 0.75 inches (2 cm)

Flower Description: Flowers are produced on a branched, upright inflorescence that is produced at the end of the stem. The flowers are sweetly fragrant and numerous.

Bloom Season: Late Spring

Growing Temperature: Cool

Additional Information: Epidendrum arnoldii is a large, terrestrial reed-stem Epidendrum. Grow in a well-drained pot with a loose terrestrial orchid mix. Keep evenly moist but be careful not to over-water larger pots in order to avoid root rot. Grow on the cool side.

Synonyms: None.


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