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Picures are only reference to bloom and size of plant.

Orchid not in bloom.

8cm Pot

 

🔧 Skill Level:Intermediate to Advanced
🪴 Size:Miniature, clumping growth
🎍 Perfect for Terrariums?Yes, especially for high humidity environments
☀️ Blooming Season:Throughout the year
🌸 Blooms Size and Colour:Small yellow flowers in clusters
👃 Fragrance:Mild, delicate scent
🌡 Temperature:Summer (☀️ 25-30°C / 18-21°C), Winter (❄️ 20-25°C / 12-15°C)
💧 Watering:Keep consistently moist; water when the top inch of the medium feels dry
☁️ Humidity:High humidity preferred; aim for 60-80%
💡 Light:Bright indirect light; filtered sunlight
🌰 Growing Medium:Well-draining orchid mix or mounted on cork/bark
🧪 Fertilization:Balanced orchid fertilizer, diluted; every 2-4 weeks during growing season

 

*Care information based on average family care, use it as guide and should be adapted to suit your environment

 

The Epidendrum polybulbon is a fascinating and widely distributed species of orchid known for its unique characteristics and charming appearance. Native to parts of Central America, South America, and the Caribbean, this epiphytic orchid has adapted to a variety of environments, including forests, rocky habitats, and even disturbed areas.

Key features of Epidendrum polybulbon include its clustered growth habit and the ability to produce numerous pseudobulbs along its creeping rhizome. The pseudobulbs are small, cylindrical structures that serve as reservoirs for water and nutrients, helping the orchid withstand periods of drought. The plant typically displays thin, elongated leaves that emerge from the pseudobulbs and arch gracefully, contributing to its overall elegance.

Epidendrum polybulbon is renowned for its petite and charming flowers, which appear in clusters on long, branching inflorescences. The blooms are often characterized by their small size and a range of colors, including shades of yellow, green, and brown. The lip of the flower can be particularly distinctive, displaying intricate patterns that vary among individuals.

One remarkable aspect of Epidendrum polybulbon is its adaptability to different light conditions. While it generally prefers bright, indirect light, it can tolerate a range of light levels, making it suitable for cultivation in various settings. Growers often appreciate its resilience and ease of care, making it a popular choice for both orchid enthusiasts and beginners.

Cultivating Epidendrum polybulbon usually involves providing a well-draining orchid mix, maintaining consistent humidity, and offering moderate watering. Like many orchids, it benefits from a balanced fertilizer regimen during the growing season. With proper care, this orchid species rewards growers with a profusion of charming flowers, making it a delightful addition to orchid collections and tropical gardens alike.

Epidendrum polybulbon × sib

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