Night Fragrant Epidendrum


Epidendrum nocturnum

Growth HabitsSlender upright canes

Growth DifficultyModerate

Growth PeriodMarch – November


Fairly unassuming plant with somewhat small flowers

Flowers in the day, but releases fragrance at night

Size: under a foot

Smaller Sized

Fun Facts

Pollinated by moths that are attracted to the fragrance

Right Plant, Right Host, Right Conditions

At the Kampong, there are standards on how to properly care for and grow your orchids in South Florida. This Step-by-Step guide will teach you how to ensure your orchid is happy and healthy within your home.

Right Plant

Owner should be aware of growing season 

Must Haves: Velcro Tape, Green tie Tape

Growing Tips – Take care to avoid covering the pseudo bulbs or leaves.

Right Host

Prefers rough bark trees such as: Oak, Mango, Mahogany, & Avocado

Less optimal with smooth bark or surface areas such as: Ficus & Gumbo Limbo

Recommended 3-4”  tall, 3 stems minimum

Right Conditions

Prefers morning or later afternoon sunlight, afternoon shade is a must

Less optimal with strong sunlight

Twice-weekly watering when in active growth

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