Orange Epidendrum Ground Orchid (Epidendrum spp.)

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Plant Specifications

Plant Name Epidendrum Ground Orchid Orange
Mature Height 2-3 feet
Mature Width 2-3 feet
Spacing 3-4 feet apart
Sunlight Full to Partial Sun
Temperature Tolerance 30-80°F
Watering Needs Moderate (Once a week)
Growth Rate 10 inches/year
Difficulty Level Easy
Grows Well Indoors Yes, with indirect sunlight
Flowering Time Spring to Early Summer
Origin Native to South America

Unveil the vibrant allure of the Orange Epidendrum Ground Orchid (Epidendrum spp.). This striking orchid variety is cherished for its brilliant orange blossoms that emerge on tall spikes, standing proudly above lush, grass-like foliage, offering a burst of tropical color to any setting.

Sizing

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How to Grow

The Orange Epidendrum Ground Orchid thrives in partial to full sunlight. It prefers well-draining soil that's kept consistently moist but not waterlogged. Ideally suited for USDA zones 10-11, this orchid is both cold-sensitive and heat-tolerant, reflecting its tropical origins.

Care Tips

Water the orchid regularly, ensuring the soil remains moist but avoiding over-saturation. Given its tropical roots, it appreciates higher humidity levels. Feed the plant with a balanced orchid fertilizer every two to four weeks during its active growing season to support vibrant blooms.

Uses

The vivacious blooms of the Orange Epidendrum Ground Orchid make it a standout choice for borders, container gardens, or as a standalone specimen. Its radiant blossoms serve as a focal point, evoking the essence of tropical paradises.

Planting Tips

When planting, choose a location with good drainage to prevent root rot. If using a container, ensure it has ample drainage holes. For soil, a mix designed specifically for orchids or a combination of potting soil and perlite works well. Position the plant so its roots are covered but the stem remains above the soil line.

Maintenance

Regularly inspect the foliage and remove any yellowing or damaged leaves to keep the orchid looking its best. If the plant becomes too dense or overgrown, consider dividing it in the spring to promote healthier growth.

Note: The Orange Epidendrum Ground Orchid is not only a visual delight but is also relatively easy to care for, making it a favorite for both novice and experienced gardeners seeking a touch of the tropics in their gardens.

 

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