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Bulbophyllum aeolium is found in Sumatra, Borneo, and the Philippines. This species is an epiphyte that inhabits lowland, and hill forest as a terrestrial or epiphyte lower down in the canopy and at elevations between 100 and 800 metres. Inflorescences are short and produce up to 10 flowers that formal a semi umbel shape, the flowers each measure 4 cm. This species blooms at any time of the year and flowers have a scent like faeces.


This plant is flowering size (2-4 leaves) and is growing in a pot. Grow Bulbophyllum aeolium on a mount, or in a pot/tray with a medium/fine bark mix and layer of moss on top. Grow plants in shade, never in direct or bright sunlight and keep them well watered all year. Grow this species in an intermediate or warm greenhouse and give it night-time temperatures of 14- 22 degrees and daytime temperatures of 26 to 35 degrees. Plants are better suited for a greenhouse but will grow and potentially flower indoors in suitable conditions.


Family – Orchidaceae

Plant Passport - A Bulbophyllum aeolium B 140084 c 5677 d GB

Bulbophyllum aeolium 'Philippines'

SKU: Bulbophyllum aeolium

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