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Eria aporoides

Eria aporoides

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Eria aporoides, native to the lowland forests of the Philippines, Celebes, and New Guinea, is a captivating small-sized epiphytic orchid. This species thrives at elevations up to 1000 meters and boasts erect stems adorned with imbricating, overlapping, fleshy leaves arranged in alternate two ranks. It is renowned for its stunning, fragrant flowers that bloom in late winter, spring, summer, and fall on a short, single-flowered inflorescence emerging from the leaf axils, accompanied by four large, orange bracts at the base. This orchid is admired for its remarkable foliage and free-flowering nature, making it a unique addition to any collection.


  • Eria aporoides flourishes in hot to intermediate growing conditions, ideal for temperatures ranging from 65°F to 85°F (18°C to 29°C).

  • Light:Provide bright shade to ensure optimal growth. Avoid direct sunlight to prevent leaf burn.
  • Water: Maintain regular watering throughout the year, ensuring the medium is consistently moist but not waterlogged.Fertilize regularly with a balanced orchid fertilizer to support healthy growth and flowering.
  • Humidity: Ensure good humidity levels, ideally between 50% to 70%, to mimic its natural habitat.
  • Air Movement: Adequate air circulation is essential to prevent fungal and bacterial infections.
  • Dry Periods: Allow the plant to dry out slightly between waterings to prevent root rot.
  • Potting and Mounting: Eria aporoides can be grown potted or mounted. Use a well-draining medium such as bark or sphagnum moss. Mounted plants should be watered more frequently.
  • Versatility: This species is perfect for terrariums, vivariums, indoor growing on windowsills, greenhouses, and suitable outdoor zones.

This is a blooming size imported bare root orchid; newly repotted in a 3" pot; about 1 to 2 years to bloom; Grown from seed; Limited!

Eria aporoides is a true gem for orchid enthusiasts, offering year-round blooms and striking foliage. Its adaptability and unique characteristics make it a standout in any orchid collection.

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