Sedirea japonica

Sedirea japonica

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Vandeae
SubTribe: Aeridinae
Genus: Sedirea
Species: Sdr. japonica
Binomial name
Sedirea japonica
(L. Linden & Rchb. f.) Garay & H.R. Sweet 1974

Sedirea japonica is an species in the genus Sedirea.


Plant blooms in spring and summer with six to ten flowers. Flowers has a sweet fragrance and are 3 cm wide


Plants are found in the forest of Japan growing as epiphytes at elevations of around 100 meters.


Plants grow in moderately bright light in cool to intermediate temperatures. Keep plants in temperatures beteween 50º to 75º F. Water regularly and allow the medium to dry out between waterings. Plant should be potted in a open mix of full treefern or 60% bark 40% perlite. Keep humidity around 40 to 60%


Common Names: The Japan Sedirea


  1. Aerides japonica L. Linden & Rchb. f. 1863
  2. Angraecum japonicum Linden 1881