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Bulbophyllum crassipes is a species from Sulawesi and the Philippines. In the wild this species is a trunk epiphyte, found in lowland forest and at elevations of 1050 – 1,200 metres. Inflorescences measure 20 cm, bear many flowers, the flowers measure 0.5 mm long. The flowers usually bloom during the summer and are long lasting.


This plant is flowering size and is growing in a pot. Grow Bulbophyllum crassipes on a mount or in a pot with moss and a medium/fine bark mix. Grow plants in moderate light, never in direct sunlight and keep them well watered all year. Grow this species in an intermediate or warm greenhouse and give it night-time temperatures of 16- 25 degrees and daytime temperatures of 26 to 34 degrees. Plants are better suited for a greenhouse but will grow and potentially flower indoors in a bright location or in a terrarium/paludarium with lights.


Family – Orchidaceae

Plant Passport - A Bulbophyllum crassipes B 140084 c 7035 d GB

Bulbophyllum crassipes

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