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Noble Dendrobium

Dendrobium nobile

Also known as

Orchid

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 of Noble Dendrobium

A purple and white Dendrobium nobile flower orchid
A close up of a purple Dendrobium nobile flower
A purple and white Dendrobium nobile flower on a plant
A close up of a purple white Dendrobium nobile flower
A purple and white Dendrobium nobile flower on a plant

Noble Dendrobium 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 with Noble Dendrobium

How to harvest Noble Dendrobium

Generally not harvested.

How to propagate Noble Dendrobium

Division

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

Special features of Noble Dendrobium

Attractive flowers

Pot plant

Indoor plant

Use an epiphytic orchid compost.

Other uses of Noble Dendrobium

Grown for their beautiful and unusual flowers.