Dendrobium is a large genus of tropical orchids that consists of about 1,200 species. The name is from the Greek words dendron (meaning tree) and bios (meaning life). Dendrobiums are also commonly used as cut flowers because of their sturdy stems and distinctive coloring. Dendrobium blooms can last 8-10 weeks making it an ideal indoor decoration or gift. To learn more about the culture of this plant, click on the "Orchids Are Easy" button on our website.
Low Light to Medium Light
60°F to 85°F (16°C to 29°C)
Keep soil moist, but do not let the plant stand in water or let the soil dry out
This plant is not intended for human or animal consumption
Use an orchid fertilizer with a higher nitrogen content (such as 30-10-10)
Dendrobium Orchids like it hot, bright and dry.
Dendrobiums are an excellent choice for a beginner orchid grower because of their pretty, long-lasting blooms and their durability.