5 years to reach maturity
This plant has a strong fragrance
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Dendrobium is a large genus of epiphytic orchids containing around 1542 species from a range of diverse locations, from high altitude mountainous regions to lowland tropical forests. Some species that grow predominantly on rocks and others adapted to dry desert climates. Some of these plants are hairy and the flowers vary from tiny to over 1m long, arranged in clusters of anywhere from 1-100 flowers. These are brightly coloured and many variations have been cultivated. They make attractive and interesting houseplants.
How to harvest Dendrobium
Generally not harvested.
How to propagate Dendrobium
Divide the plant when it over fills its pot.
Special features of Dendrobium
Use epiphytic orchid compost.
Other uses of Dendrobium
Grown for their beautiful and unusual flowers.