Dendrobium Orchids

Dendrobium

(den-droh-bee-um)

Vigourous and easy to grow.

Dendrobium

  • Flowers: White, pink, purple, bi-color. Flowers multiple times per year lasting 4-8 weeks.
  • Soil/Potting Preference: A coarse mix of fir bark with 1½ to 2½ cm pieces of bark, perlite and charcoal. Prefers a plastic pot.
  • Watering:
  • Active Growth: Keep roots moist at all times.
  • Dormancy:Allow medium to dry out between watering.
  • Fertilizing: Use ¼ to ½ strength weekly in Spring and Summer, every 2 weeks Fall and Winter.
  • Light Requirement: Medium to high light with 2-4 hours direct sunlight.
  • Temperature Requirements:
  • Night Time Minimum: 18°C minimum.
  • Day Time Maximum: 32°C maximum.
  • Humidity Requirements: 60 to 70%

Growing Orchids Part 1: Getting Started
Growing Orchids Part 2: Growing Conditions
Growing Orchids Part 3: Pests and Disease
Growing Orchids Part 4: Maintenance and Orchid Care Sheets

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