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A picture of a Noble Dendrobium

Noble Dendrobium

Dendrobium nobile

Dendrobium nobile (BG Zurich)-01 by messages (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Partial Shade
Moderate care
Light watering
Tender

H1b

RHS hardiness

10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

50cm

10cm

Min

10cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has a strong fragrance

More images

Dendrobium nobile (BG Zurich)-03
Dendrobium nobile (BG Zurich)-02
Dendrobium nobile 1
Dendrobium nobile (12863000234)
Dendrobium nobile 2

Overview

Dendrobium nobile is also known by the common name Noble dendrobium, it is an epiphytic orchid species in the Orchidaceae family. One of the most popular epiphytic orchids in cultivation, this species is commonly grown as an ornamental. It produces showy, scented, waxy, white and purple-pink blooms measuring between 5-7cm across. Foliage is bright green, leathery in texture and strap-shaped. Leaves are produced alternately on stems and this species makes an attractive and interesting houseplant.

Common problems

Harvesting

Generally not harvested.

Propagation

Division

Divide the plant when it over fills it's pot.

Special Features

Attractive flowers

Pot plant

Indoor plant

Use an epiphytic orchid compost.