I’ve had this Dicranopygium for about three years now and only recently has it started to look nice. It is rather strange in its growth habit as it climbs. This one is growing up a branch, putting out leaves every 6″ or so off the main stem. It is from Ecuador.
To my knowledge there were only twelve plants of this that came into the United States from Panama. It is from Kuna Yala. This species came in as a group of seedlings and it seems as if only one was ever sold, and a handful of others were distributed among friends. I received two of these plants, and have now had them about six years. They were more or less the same size at first. Per the recommendation of Charlot […]
This Dircanopygium was a lucky replacement for another Dicranopygium I ordered from Ecuaflora, the original I don’t even remember now. It has stayed under 18″ tall, and has been tolerant of a wide range of conditions. Currently it’s growing atop a piece of wet wood, with its roots bundled in sphagnum and other plants. The leaf is forked about 1/3 the way up, the forked halves remaining close together for the entire leaf. The fragrance is strong, and even though […]